The Miami Heat halted the Boston Celtics' remarkable fightback in the Eastern Conference Finals, clinching the deciding match 103-84 to reach the NBA finals.
Jimmy Butler starred, scoring 28
Derrick White scored a dramatic buzzer-beater as the Boston Celtics continued their remarkable fightback from 3-0 down to level the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the Miami Heat.
Jaylen Brown said the Boston Celtics "set the tone from start to finish" as they continued their comeback in the Eastern Conference finals with a second straight win
Jayson Tatum scored 33 points as the Boston Celtics kept alive their NBA play-offs by beating the Miami Heat.
Jaylen Brown added 17 points and Derrick White 16 in
The Denver Nuggets reached the NBA finals for the first time in their history after Nikola Jokic led a second-half fightback to complete a 4-0 Western Conference championship
Miami Heat are within one win of the NBA finals after a comfortable 128-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in game three of the Eastern Conference finals.
A late rally from Jamal Murray helped the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-103 to go 2-0 up in the Western Conference Finals series.
Murray scored 23
Jimmy Butler shared the credit with his team-mates after leading the Miami Heat to another win in the NBA play-offs.
The 33-year-old has tended to overperform in the post-season,
Nikola Jokic starred as the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers in their Western Conference Finals opener.
Two-time NBA most valuable player Jokic finished with 34 points, 21