Max Strus stepped up in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Celtics. The Heat shooting guard 16 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished out 2 assists in 34 minutes of play. He made 4/7 three-pointers.

Miami edged Boston 109-103 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. After the game Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra praised Strus for being a fearless player.

“He’s fearless. He thinks the whole play is being run for him,” he said about the 26-year-old shooting guard, per Nick Friedell.