The duo scored a majority of Miami’s goals in the second half, Butler finished the game with 26 points and the Heat beat New York 98-96 on Tuesday night for a home-and-home series quit

“This was more of a Miami Heat-New York Knicks throwback game from the 90s where there weren’t many open shots fired in the last 14, 16 minutes of the game,” said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. “You just had to get a win “

RJ Barrett had a chance to win the final game but his layup bounced off the edge and Miami won three straight wins for the first time this season Kelly Olynyk scored 20 points for Miami, Adebayo had 19 and Tyler Herro finished at 15 – including the 3-pointer with 1:04 left, which finally put Miami in the lead

The Knicks scored 14 points in the fourth quarter and hit the line 16 times in the game – compared to 39 for Miami.The difference in free throws was 13-2 in the fourth game, and Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau noticed

“I want to see the movie,” said Thibodeau. “It just seemed a little strange to me I’ll leave it at that”

Elfrid Payton led the Knicks with 18 points, and Derrick Rose – in his first game against New York – had 14 from the bench Barrett scored 13 and Julius Randle finished with 12 for New York

For the next 18 1/2 minutes of play, Butler and Adebayo would be the only Heat players to score, combined for all 19 Miami points of the third quarter and the first eight of the fourth, before Herro with 6: 06 met a jumping horse

Miami led 57:55 after a first half with wild mood swings. The Heat opened with a 20-9 run, the Knicks with a 13-0 run to achieve a 33:10 breakout, and Miami followed immediately with his own 11-0 run

New York led in the third with up to 10 and in the fourth with 82-76 But the heat found its way in the end

New York: Frank Ntilikina missed the game because of a contact tracing issue, Thibodeau said.This was New York’s only regular season visit to Miami this season.The Knicks will be once in the second half of the NBA, sometime between mid-March and mid-March May, be host to the heat

Miami: Goran Dragic (ankle) stayed out The Heat embarks on a seven-game Western Conference trip in Houston Thursday. Butler made a 3-pointer in the third quarter, his first of the season in 15 tries and his first at Miami’s home since the 2nd March

Miami made 12 2-pointers, the fewest in franchise history The Heat only made four in the first half, two less than the previous low in the NBA this season. The last time a team was in the first half less 2 points was on October 27, 2018 when Atlanta made three against Chicago.The record for the least 2s in a full game since the start of the Shot Clock era is seven, by Washington last season – against Miami

Rose has played three games as an opponent in the AmericanAirlines Arena this season – two last month with Detroit, one with the Knicks. Such a quirk occurs an average of twice a year; James Ennis (Philadelphia and Orlando) did it last year Jason Collins and Jason Kidd (both in 2003-04 and 2007-08 seasons) have done this twice since Miami moved to its current building in January 2000

Carmelo Anthony takes off a fadeaway jumper and overtakes Oscar Robertson for 12th place Place on the all-time NBA list

While Kyrie Irving said the nets look like your average team at the moment, he believes a turnaround is imminent “And I’m telling you the league will be notified if that happens”

Derrick Rose, the Guardian of the New York Knicks, who scored 14 points on his Tuesday night debut, said he and coach Tom Thibodeau are a “strange couple” but also have “synergies” when it comes to basketball / p>


World News – US – Knicks vs. Heat – Game Recap – 9 February 2021 – ESPN