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Celtics Run Past Heat 93-80, Move a Win From NBA Finals

Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) is congratulated by his teammates during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) is congratulated by his teammates during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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Miami (AP) -- The Boston Celtics know the formula. They believe their defense, as has been the case time and again in these playoffs, will eventually wear down teams.

Hard to argue.