Heat rewrite Celtics history and win Game 7

The Heat were the better team on both ends of the floor in Game 7. They shot 46.7% from the field and 40.7% from three-point range, while holding the Celtics to 40.5% shooting from the field and 21.4% from three-point range.

The Heat's defense was suffocating in Game 7. They forced the Celtics into 15 turnovers, which they turned into 21 points.

The Heat got a big boost from their bench in Game 7. Tyler Herro scored 14 points off the bench, while Victor Oladipo added 10 points and six rebounds.

The Heat were led by Jimmy Butler in Game 7. Butler scored 35 points, grabbed nine rebounds, and dished out six assists.

Jayson Tatum had a tough night in Game 7. Tatum scored 34 points, but he shot just 10-of-21 from the field.

The Celtics were unable to overcome their slow start in Game 7. The Celtics trailed by as many as 17 points in the fourth quarter and never recovered.

The Heat's victory was their third straight in the series and their fifth straight overall.

The Heat will now face the winner of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Dallas Mavericks.

The Heat are the first team to make the NBA Finals after trailing 3-2 in a series since the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Heat are the first team to make the NBA Finals after winning Game 7 on the road since the 2014 San Antonio Spurs.

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