Celtics send Heat to brink

Celtics send Heat to brink

The Boston Celtics scored a last second basket to defeat the Miami Heat 100-98 Friday night and now lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series 3-0.

Boston won the game as 4.5-point underdogs, while the 198 points sailed OVER the posted total of 182.

Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 32 points and eight rebounds, while Ray Allen chipped in with 25 points in the win.

Dwyane Wade tossed in 34 points and dished out eight assists for the Heat.