Celtics defeat Heat 101-89, run home win streak to 10
BOSTON (AP) Marcus Smart had 15 points and six rebounds, and the Boston Celtics held off the Miami Heat 101-89 on Saturday.
It was the Celtics' 10th consecutive victory at home.
Jae Crowder and Evan Turner each added 14 points. Jared Sullinger added 12 points and 12 rebounds. Six Celtics reached double figures.
Boston took just a two-point lead into the final period, but seized control 93-84 with 2:45 to play after a triplet of free throws by Smart.
Goran Dragic led the Heat with 21 points, but was held scoreless in the fourth quarter.
Dwyane Wade finished with 19 points. Hassan Whiteside had 13 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks.
It was Miami's second straight loss.