Netease Sports reported on September 26:
On September 26, Beijing time, the Celtics beat the Heat 121-108 strongly at home, returning the big score to 2-3 to avoid being eliminated.
Tatum played 43 minutes, scored 31 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. This is his fifth single game of 30+ in the playoffs this year. It was also after McHale in the 1987-88 season. The Green Army was in the same season in history. The playoffs got the most players with 30+ in a single game.
In addition to Tatum, Brown also played a key role in getting 28 points. Tays became the winner, scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds on 6 of 10 shots, and his efficiency value reached +16.
Tatum said after the game that he has been there in recent days
Tatum had already tied a thick ice bag on his leg when he attended the press conference, reminding everyone that he was actually playing with some injuries.
Greens coach Stevens revealed that when the Greens fell behind in the first half, several players made speeches in the locker room to encourage everyone to unite to save the season. Tatum was one of the speakers. Stevens also said that he is very proud of everyone's performance.
"We played a very high intensity on the defensive end, which also restored our offensive rhythm." He said.
Brown also said: "Such Celtic talent is a team we are all used to and love."