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Jalen Brunson’s heroics propel Knicks to stunning comeback win over Heat

In a thrilling comeback, Jalen Brunson led the New York Knicks (9-6) to a remarkable 100-98 victory over the Miami Heat (10-6) in a pivotal NBA In-Season Tournament matchup.

Brunson’s 24 points, combined with Immanuel Quickley’s impactful 20 off the bench, orchestrated a comeback from a 21-point deficit against the Heat.

RJ Barrett contributed 18 points as the Knicks mounted an impressive rally in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Heat 29-11.

Despite Jimmy Butler’s 23 points and Bam Adebayo’s double-double (21 points, 12 rebounds), the Heat faltered in the final period, shooting 3 for 18 from the field.

The Knicks’ victory leveled the playing field in Eastern Conference’s Group B, tying them with the Heat at 2-1. The Milwaukee Bucks lead the group with a perfect 3-0 record.

The Heat dominated the third quarter, going on a 19-0 run to build a commanding 69-51 lead. However, the Knicks staged a furious comeback in the fourth quarter.

Trailing 96-87, the Knicks orchestrated a 12-point surge, with Barrett’s crucial three-point play putting them ahead 97-96.

Brunson’s clutch jumper extended the lead to 99-96, and despite Adebayo’s free throws narrowing the gap, the Knicks held on for the win.

Butler attempted a potential game-winning shot in the final seconds, but the miss sealed the Knicks’ stunning comeback victory.

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