At A Glance
The NBA features a great game between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. Both of these teams have looked impressive as of late, and they will be looking to put a run together heading into the playoffs. Both of these teams are coming off impressive wins, which should make this game that much more entertaining for the fans. Each team has an all-star cast, and they will look to utilize these players come game time.
History Of Both Teams
The Heat comes into this game with an overall record of 40-15. They are coming off a win over the Pistons with a final score of 98-75. James had an impressive outing scoring 26 points. Bosh also had a terrific game with a total of 22 points.
An interesting thing to note in this game was the production from James Jones off the bench for the Miami Heat. He scored an impressive 18 points, and might even have the chance to start in their match up with Boston. Wade was out this game, which let Jones come in off the bench and have an impressive showing from the perimeter. They will need more of the same if they want to prevail against Boston tonight.
Boston comes into this game off a win over the 76ers with a final score of 103-79. They sport an overall record of 32-24 and are 3rd in points allowed per game. Kevin Garnett had an impressive outing scoring 20 points. Rajon Rondo also had an impressive night scoring 15 points and had double-digit assists. They are looking to make a playoff run and will need to be firing on all cylinders if they want to make this happen.
Keys To Victory
Tonight's game will come down to who can execute on the offensive end. Miami is fourth in the league in points per game, and it will be an interesting clash of styles because Boston is third in the league in points allowed per game. Can Miami continue their dominance at home against the Celtics tonight? Will the Celtics be able to have a repeat performance against the Miami that happened earlier this season?