The Miami Heat claimed a victory against the New York Knicks in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series, giving them a 3-1 lead. The Heat came out strong, with Bam Adebayo scoring 20 points and Jimmy Butler adding another 18. The Knicks struggled to keep up, despite a valiant effort from Julius Randle, who scored 23 points.
Miami Heat’s Strong Start Sets the Tone for Victory
The Miami Heat came out with a vengeance in Game 4, setting the tone for the rest of the game. They outscored the New York Knicks in the first quarter, with Bam Adebayo leading the charge with 10 points. The Heat continued to build on their lead in the second quarter, with a strong performance from Jimmy Butler, who scored 8 points. By halftime, the Heat had a comfortable 61-47 lead NBA.
The Knicks attempted a comeback in the second half, with Julius Randle scoring 9 points in the third quarter. However, the Heat were able to maintain their lead throughout the game, thanks to a well-rounded performance from their team. In addition to Adebayo and Butler, Tyler Herro contributed 15 points, and Goran Dragic added 13 points.
Knicks’ Struggles Continue Despite Strong Performance from Julius Randle
Despite Julius Randle’s 23-point performance, the New York Knicks struggled to keep up with the Miami Heat in Game 4. Randle was the Knicks’ leading scorer, but he received little help from his teammates. RJ Barrett was the only other Knick to score over 20 points, with 21.
The Knicks’ struggles were particularly evident in the first half, when they shot just 39.5% from the field. They improved in the second half, shooting 47.4%, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Heat’s lead. The Knicks were also hampered by turnovers, with 15 for the game.
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Miami Heat dominate Game 4 against struggling New York Knicks“
The Miami Heat’s strong start and well-rounded performance led them to victory in Game 4 against the New York Knicks. The Knicks’ struggles continued, despite a strong performance from Julius Randle. The Heat will look to close out the series in Game 5, while the Knicks will attempt to stay alive in the playoffs.
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