Heat looking to hang # 23 on the Celtics

Garnett still a game time decision

The LeBron James led Miami Heat come into Boston riding a record tying 23-game winning streak to face the team that ended their last winning streak at 11-games.

”If there’s any group that would be motivated in a circumstance like this, it’s that team in green,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. ”I don’t know if the streak will be a big factor, but they love playing against us, and vice versa. That’s what happens when you meet a team consecutively in the playoffs.  There’s a history there, and that’s what makes these games special.”

Celtic’s center Kevin Garnett did not participate in shoot around Monday morning and is still a game time decision.

“We don’t know what he’s going to do,” Head Coach Doc Rivers said Sunday. “My guess is he’s 50-50 at best.”


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