Boston Celtics defeat Miami Heat, 95-85

MIAMI - Temperatures were in the 80s yesterday.

Inside air-conditioned AmericanAirlines Arena, things got even hotter for the Celtics last night as they cooled off dramatically in the fourth quarter.

After being up by as many as 28 points, the Celtics overcame a late freeze, holding on for a 95-85 win over the Heat in front of a sellout crowd of 20,022 and a national television audience.

Boston entered the fourth with a 22-point lead. Miami, however, made the Celtics...