Heat Eliminate Celtics, Headed to Finals

The Miami Heat outlasted the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 101-88. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 54 points as the Heat are headed back to the NBA Finals.

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In a pivotal game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals, LeBron James and the Heat tipped with the Big Four of the Celtics on Saturday night at American Airlines Arena. (Live Call) LeBron's breakaway slam cut the deficit to five, but Boston still led by seven at half. However in the third quarter, King James would start the rally for the Heat. (Live Call) James scored a game-high 31 points as Miami took over in the fourth. The C's, though, tried to keep things interesting. (Live Call) Rajon Rondo recorded his fourth triple-double of the postseason and the tenth of his playoff career. But, Miami turned to their closer to send them back to the NBA Finals. (Live Call) Dwyane Wade scored 23 points and Chris Bosh added 19 points off the bench as the Heat advance to the NBA Finals after defeating the Celtics, 101-88. The Heat will now face the Thunder on Tuesday night for game one of the NBA Finals in Oklahoma City.