Recently, there’s a huge buzz on the internet regarding the Miami Heat for its last night’s performance. Undoubtedly, it has been a great thrill to watch the Miami players playing. The highest paid player is Jimmy Butler who is a newcomer to the team but his performance last night was just marvelous. A timely defensive play led the Houston Rockets to a 104-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the Western Conference. The first-round playoff series near Orlando would be held on Wednesday. James Harden had capped a miserable shooting performance and closed out on Thunder guard Luguentz Dort by recording a blocked shot with 4.8 seconds left. The Rockets showed an inbound play from the Thunder with 1.1 seconds left. Dort has produced a game-high 30 points which currently stands as the highest scoring total in a game 7. Read on to know more about the team and all other related details about the same.
Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander did match Paul with a total of 19 points and had even hit a corner 3 pointer that gave it a 102-101 lead with 1:42 remaining. Houston later on converted the final points of the game for Thunder who have had committed 22 turnovers into that of 28 points.
Butler’s free throws give Miami Heat 2-0 edge:
Jimmy Butler had made 2 free throws, thereby upholding a wild finish that featured 2 controversial calls. It gave a straight win to the fifth seeded Miami Heat over that of the top seeded Milwaukee Bucks. Miami Heat appeared in command on Wednesday with a 113-107 with less than 20 seconds to go ahead. Brook Lopez the inbound pass of Butler, thereby converting a layup which trimmed the gap into two with around 8.5 seconds span.
Miami Heat was late to take upon 2-0 series:
In Game 1, it was not like that 40 points outing but Miami Heat made Jimmy Butler win the game all over again. Miami Heat have made enough plays and defeated the Bucks with 116-114 on Wednesday night at The Field House in Orlando. He took a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Butler was quite in a good form and he played the passing lanes in an exceptional way. He even competed against many guys and was amazing on the defensive end.
Bam Adebayo came up with his best play tonight:
Bam Adebayo stayed calm and composed throughout the contest but his best play tonight came up while the shot clock was winding down. Whatsoever, he amassed 15 points on 4-of-8 shoot from the field along with a 7-of-8 shooting from the line. Goran Dragiç had been in his form right from the beginning and he finally set the tone for Miami. He had led all the players at the break with 17 points.