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Open Game Thread & Game Notes: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics

2011-12 NBA Season: Game #65

46-18 37-27
April 24th, 2012
TD Garden
8:00 PM
TV: Sun Sports / TNT -- Radio:
Probable Starters
Mario Chalmers PG Keyon Dooling
Shane Battier
SG Avery Bradley
LeBron James SF Paul Pierce
Udonis Haslem
PF Brandon Bass
Joel Anthony C Kevin Garnett

Game Notes after the jump....


  • Miami is 18-13 on the road. Boston is 22-9 at home.
  • This is the fourth and final meeting between the Celtics and Heat this season, with Boston winning two of the first three.
  • The Celtics haven't had any problems scoring against the Heat this season, averaging 104.3 points in the three games they've played this year.
  • Boston is 24-11 in games that Kevin Garnett starts at center.
  • For the Heat, Chris Bosh (leg) is out. Dwyane Wade (finger), Mario Chalmers (flu) and Ronny Turiaf (hamstring) are all game-time decisions.
  • As for Boston, guards Rajon Rondo (back) and Ray Allen (ankle), as well as forward Mickael Pietrus (knee) are all listed as day-to-day.