Boston Celtics Eliminated by Miami Heat

Rajon Rondo's fourth triple-double of the playoffs was not enough as the Boston Celtics fell to the Miami Heat, 101-88 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Paul Pierce added 19 points.

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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. 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. James scored a game-high 31 points as Miami took over in the fourth. The C's, though, tried to keep things interesting. 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. 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.

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