NBA playoffs: Heat rally to upset Celtics in Game 1 of Eastern Conference finals

Jimmy Butler scored 35 points, Bam Adebayo had 20 points and 8 rebounds and the No. 8-seeded Miami Heat rallied to upset the No. 2-seeded Boston Celtics 123-116 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday at TD Garden in Boston. Game 2 is Friday. Jayson Tatum scored 30 points for the Celtics, while Jaylen Brown had 22 points.

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat is defended by Al Horford of the Boston Celtics during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden in Boston on May 17, 2023. (Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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