Netease Sports reported on September 28:
On September 28, Beijing time, the Heat beat the Celtics 125-113 at home and advanced to the finals with a big score of 4-2. Edris Adebayor shot 11 of 15 and scored a career-high 32 points with 10 of 11 free throws. He also scored 14 rebounds and 5 assists.
After the last game, Adebayor took the initiative to take responsibility, saying that the Heat should take the blame for losing and he would show better performance. Today, he did what he said and handed in a nearly perfect answer sheet.
From the beginning of the first quarter, Adebayor played focus and momentum, constantly scrambled for rebounds, and seized scoring opportunities as efficiently as possible. Less than 1 minute after the opening, he caused Thass to make two free throws, which paved the way for Thass to leave the field for 6 fouls. At 10 minutes and 57 seconds, he steals Brown again and remakes
In the second quarter, he made a steady shot from the middle distance. After a short break, he returned to continue to put pressure on the inside. Smart made two free throws and made a dunk with Herro in 4 minutes and 36 seconds.
With the Greens awakening and chasing points, Adebayor withstood the pressure and constantly looked for opportunities in the penalty area. Before halftime, he broke through the basket and succeeded, allowing the Heat to keep the lead.
The two sides began a tug of war in the second half, and Adebayor can always make a contribution at a critical moment. The Greens started with a 5-0 start, Adebayor assisted Robinson to score a three-pointer; Smart rode and shoot arrows, Adebayor immediately attacked the basket, one person scored 6 points in a row.
At the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Green Army overtook again, but the Heat did not panic at all. Starting from the defense, Adebayor grabbed defensive rebounds continuously, and then Herro confidently counterattacked to score, and after 6 minutes and 41 seconds, Adebayor He also made a strong dunk at the basket, and then made a throw and caused a foul on Thass.
Driven by him, the Heat withstood the pressure and surpassed the score again. At 4:51, he assisted Robinson to score a key three-pointer. Together with Herro's constant scoring, the Heat hit a 13-0 wave. The stream ended the game, Adebayor created 6 points during this period. Waiting until the last 2 minutes he assisted Robinson and then scored three points, the suspense of the game is over.