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Celtics vs. Heat score: Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum take over in second half to lead Boston to Game 5 win

It took them quite a while to get going but the Boston Celtics were able to overcome a slow start on the offensive end to secure a 93-80 comeback victory over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series to take a 3-2 lead. With the win, Boston will have an opportunity to wrap things up on Friday night on their home floor at TD Garden. After having rather putrid first halves, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown woke up for the Celtics in the final 24 minutes as the two finished the win combining for 47 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists.
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WATCH: Jaylen Brown puts Bam Adebayo on a poster as C's bench goes wild

Who cares about how Jaylen Brown started Game 5 for the Boston Celtics with the way he's finished?. After going just 2 for 7 with six points and four turnovers in the first half, Brown woke up to help the Celtics pull away from the Miami Heat in the second half, helping Boston move closer to its first NBA Finals appearance in 12 seasons.

Jaylen Brown leads Celtics' second-half turnaround as Boston beats Miami Heat to reach brink of advancing to NBA Finals

MIAMI -- The Boston Celtics found themselves trailing the Miami Heat by five, on the road, at halftime of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night. And yet, the Celtics felt just fine. They couldn't have played much worse in the first half, committing 10 turnovers and giving up nine offensive rebounds to Miami -- which allowed the Heat to take 14 extra shots.
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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics to Game 5 win

Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Boston Celtics moved to the brink of a berth in the NBA Finals, running away after halftime to beat the Miami Heat, 93-80, on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference title series. Al Horford...

Jaylen Brown demolished the Heat with a second-half turnaround in Game 5

BOSTON -- There were points early Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals where it looked like Ime Udoka would have to bench Jaylen Brown. The Celtics swingman was that bad to start the game.Then he came out and totally redeemed himself in the second half, leading the Celtics to a 93-80 victory to put Boston one win away from the NBA Finals.To put it lightly, Brown was abysmal to start the game. He had four of Boston's six turnovers and shot just 1-for-4 for three points in the opening quarter. At one point, Udoka subbed him out because Brown...

Once Celtics’ Jaylen Brown stopped turning the ball over, the Heat couldn’t stop him | Matt Vautour

After Jaylen Brown stopped beating himself in Game 5, the Miami Heat had no chance to do it. On consecutive possessions late in the first quarter, Brown had the ball stripped from him, first by P.J. Tucker and then by Victor Oladipo. The Heat turned both into easy baskets. Turnovers were a big part of the Celtics’ problems in their Game 3 loss and Brown had an unsightly seven of them. So when he turned it over a third time in the final minute of the first quarter of Game 5, Boston coach Ime Udoka subbed him out and pulled him aside.

Jaylen Brown said when he and Jayson Tatum are on, there aren’t many ‘who can play basketball with us two’

MIAMI — As the Celtics floundered against the Heat in the first half, it was a forgettable first half for both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. Tatum looked like his shoulder was bugging him as his jumper was off while Brown finished with four first-half turnovers and plenty of missed shots. While the Celtics were only down by five points at halftime, they were missing production from their two best players.

Mazz: Together, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have become a singular force

The biggest questions, until relatively recently, concerned compatibility. Could Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum play together, complement one another? And more importantly, did they want to?. Well now, without question, we at least have the answer. Yes. A decisive, indisputable yes. In the most important game they have ever played...

Celtics: Jaylen Brown blames refs after loss to Heat

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown pointed the finger at the officials after hist team’s tough home loss to the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday evening. Despite a 40-point performance, Jaylen Brown is clearly frustrated about the Boston Celtics‘ Game 3 home loss...
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Celtics' Jaylen Brown: Puts up 25 points in Game 5 win

Brown closed Wednesday's 93-80 win over the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals with 25 points (10-19 FG, 5-9 3Pt, 0-1 FT), four rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal over 40 minutes. Brown bounced back from a 5-for-20 shooting performance in Game 4 to lead...