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Heat 98, Celtics 79

LeBron James, Heat force Game 7 with Celtics

The Heat showed up and so did the Celtics’ fans. But the Celtics themselves went missing Thursday night at TD Garden.

LeBron James scored 45 points, 30 in the first half, as Miami took a 98-79 victory over the Celtics, setting up a deciding Eastern Conference finals Game 7 in Miami Saturday.

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