With the season and championship hope on the line, the Miami Heat escapes the Los Angeles Lakers for a 111-108 win in Game 5 of the best-of-seven NBA Finals series.
Star forward Jimmy Butler registered another triple double performance with a team-highs 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists.
The Lakers, who only needs a win to capture this season’s crown, were led by superstar LeBron James with game-highs 40 points and 13 rebounds. He was 3 assists short of a triple-double feat.
Game 6 of the NBA Finals will be help on Monday, 7:30 am (Manila Time)