8 May 2011

Boston beat Heat at home

6:03 pm on 8 May 2011

Kevin Garnett scored 28 points and Rajon Rondo played the fourth quarter after suffering a dislocated left elbow, as the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 97-81 in game three of their second round NBA playoffs series.

The Celtics avoided going down 3-nil with the much improved performance in their first home game of the best of seven series.

The Heat lead 2-1 heading into game four in Boston.