May 11, 2023 (Jack87 News) – Today, the New York Knicks defeated the Miami Heat 112-103 at home, continuing the suspense of the series. Brunson did all that he can with a little help from Randle to extend their hope to win the trophy. The series score is now 2-3 in favor of Miami BK8.
The score of the four quarters (Heat team first): 24-14, 23-36, 27-34, 29-28.
Knicks Player Stats: Brunson 38 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists, Barrett 26 points and 7 rebounds, Randle 24 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists, Mitchell Robinson 8 points and 11 rebounds, Grimes 8 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists, Toppin 2 points and 6 rebounds.
Heat Player Stats: Butler 19 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals, Adebayo 18 points and 8 rebounds, Struth 14 points and 3 rebounds, Love 4 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists, Vincent 6 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists , Lowry 9 points and 5 assists, Martin 11 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists, Duncan Robinson 17 points, Zeller 5 points.
Butler, who had just been selected to the All-NBA Second Team, led the Heat to an 8-5 lead over the Knicks. Bet99 Barrett assisted Robinson for an empty dunk, and Struth made the first three-pointer of the game. Butler continued to kill the inside, and the Heat completed a 7-2 spurt. Only 2 points were credited for the Knicks with 4 minutes left in the quarter. Butler, who contributed 6 points and 3 assists, led the Heat to a 24-14 lead in the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Grimes and Barrett hit 3-pointers successively, while Brunson made a mid-range shot with an emergency stop. The Knicks blasted a 10-2 attack wave in less than two minutes to stop the Heat. Butler, who reappeared, just scored a mid-range shot. Brunson quickly responded with 3 points. Randle hit a three-pointer at the buzzer and contributed 7 points with one shot and a penalty. At the end of halftime, the Knicks led by 3 points 50-47.
In the third quarter, Barrett and Brunson continued the previous three-pointer shots. The Knicks even completed a 23-7 attack wave in this quarter. Expanded the lead to 19 points. Just when everything seemed to be without any suspense, Strus and Martin responded with 3 points each, Adebayo made a mid-range shot, and the Heat managed to do an 8-1 spurt. After three quarters, the Heat chased the score to 74-84.
In the last quarter, 22Bet Brunson, who had already played the first three quarters, continued to be full of vitality. Robinson and Lowry on the other hand, made 4 consecutive three-pointers, the Heat narrowed the point difference to 4 points, but Brunson made a three-pointer to stop the bleeding. With 25 seconds left, the Heat missed a three-pointer and Mitchell Robinson made 1 of 2 free throws to seal the victory. In the end, the New York Knicks defeated the Miami Heat 112-103 and rewrite the total score to 2-3, continuing the suspense of the series.