Mazzulla makes starting line-up change for Game 3 vs Miami
The Heat are still scheduled to start 2 bigs in Adebayo and Love, but the latter could get a quick hook if he can't keep up defensively with the Celtics.
The tiny sample size of 11 minutes this series says going back to this regular season starting 5 is a wise move analytically. We will have to wait and see how it plays out on the court versus the Heat.
Celtics at Heat – Kaseya Center – May 21, 2023 – ECF Game 3 Starters— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) May 21, 2023
Boston – Smart, White, Brown, Tatum, Horford
Miami – Gabe Vincent, Max Strus, Jimmy Butler, Kevin Love, Bam Adebayo
OUT: Boston: Gallinari Miami: Herro, Oladipo pic.twitter.com/dEKdoWJ0lm
Tonight's starting lineup for Celtics had a +45 net rating in Game 2 over 11 minutes played together. That same unit did not play together in Game 1.— Brian Robb (@BrianTRobb) May 22, 2023