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NBA PLAYOFFS GAMETHREAD: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 7 - Boston Celtics @ Miami Heat

It’s either a trip to the NBA Finals or the end of the season for both Miami and Boston tonight.

NBA: Playoffs-Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

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The Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics at the FTX Arena tonight for the decisive Game 7 of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals.

Heat guard and Sixth Man of the Year Tyler Herro returns to action, while P.J. Tucker (knee), Kyle Lowry (hamstring), Max Strus (hamstring) and Gabe Vincent (hamstring) will play after they were previously listed as questionable.

Celtics starters Marcus Smart (sprained ankle) and Robert Williams (knee) are cleared to play.

The game will air on ESPN at 8:30pm EST.

INACTIVE/INJURIES

MIAMI:

  • Tyler Herro (groin) - out

BOSTON:

  • Sam Hauser (right shoulder instability episode) - out

TV: ESPN

Tipoff: 8:30 p.m. EST

Radio: WAXY 790 / WAQI 710 / Sirius XM Channel 895 (Heat Radio Network simulcast)

Starting Lineups

Celtics Position Heat
Celtics Position Heat
Marcus Smart PG Kyle Lowry
Jaylen Brown SG Max Strus
Jayson Tatum SF Jimmy Butler
Al Horford PF PJ Tucker
Robert Williams C Bam Adebayo