Jimmy Butler scored 41 points (17 alone in the third) and the Miami Heat beat the Marcus Smart and Al Horford-less Boston Celtics 118-107 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and Jaylen Brown added 24 for Boston. Game 2 is on Thursday.
After a frustrating loss to the Miami Heat who’s clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics star forward Jayson Tatum shared some of his thoughts about Game 1: “It’s on me. I have six or seven turnovers. I gotta take care of the ball better, especially in those situations.”