The final 11 – point reversal, the Heat complete revenge! Butler showed big heart, Mitchell scored 42 points on empty air
Cavaliers at Heat
In the first game of a back-to-back matchup, the Cavs, always the dark horse, were at full strength to beat the Miami Heat. For a team that has been dormant for years, the Cavaliers’ rise this season has surprised many. Even Shams has been outspoken in saying that if Mitchell, the Cavaliers’ leading scorer, can consistently display top-notch offensive aggression, the Cavaliers will not only return to the playoffs, but may even make it to the conference finals.
And as the regular season journey continues, although Garland due to injury absence, Mitchell and with the team, came to Miami guest war Heat. As a perennial playoff contender, the Heat are as good as it gets. However, in the journey of this season, suffering from injuries, their overall strength is greatly reduced, so as to be bullied by other teams. And this time against the Knights, they finally held the situation, to the total score of 119-115, to achieve revenge.
Specific competition conditions
At the beginning of the game, the Miami Heat, at home, stabilized the situation and took the lead. Butler finished with 10 points, four rebounds and one assist on 3-of-4 shooting and 4-of-4 free throws in the first quarter, while Adebayo had six points, one rebound, one assist and one steal, and Shiro had six points, three rebounds and one assist for a 27-26 one-quarter lead. Entering the second quarter, the Cavaliers were behind, but Mitchell played 12 minutes, shooting 6 of 7, 1 of 1 free throw efficient, sent the key 17 points to help the team to a 33-23 score.
The second half easy side to fight again, lost the lead initiative of the heat, also can counterattack. Butler finished the third quarter with 11 points and two assists on 5-of-7 shooting, Hiro had six points, one rebound and one assist, and Struth had six points and one assist for a 32-30 lead that cut the deficit to seven. In the final quarter, Butler showed his heart, making 4 of 4 field goals and 4 of 4 free throws, scoring 12 key points in a 37-26 victory and a 119-115 overall victory.
In fact, the Heat’s 11-point comeback in the final quarter was fueled by star Butler. Not only did he score 12 points in the final quarter, but he also finished with 33 points, five rebounds and three assists on 12-of-16 shooting in 35 minutes. Adebayor had 19 points, six rebounds and four assists, Heroo (25 points, nine rebounds and four assists) and Stroth (14 points, three rebounds and three assists) all helped ease some of the scoring pressure.
On the other hand, the Cavaliers lost the game away from home, Garland due to injury absence, single-core team Mitchell, it can be said that all the efforts. He was 8 for 15 from 3-point range, 15 for 30 from the field and finished with 42 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists in 42.5 minutes, greatly relieving the team’s scoring pressure. But unfortunately, behind the teammates scoring contribution is not ideal. Of those, only Mobley scored 12, Le Vell 16 and Orkor 16. Therefore, hand over the burst data de Mitchell, can only enter the empty hack group.