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LeBron James, Heat Trim Celtics' Lead To 63-57 After Three Quarters

LeBron James scored 15 of his 25 points in the third quarter as the Miami Heat cut the Boston Celtics' lead to 63-57 heading into the fourth quarter at TD Garden.

The Heat outscored the Celtics 27-18 in the third quarter after Boston took a 45-30 lead into the break.

James has made 8-of-16 shots and also has four rebounds and two assists. Both Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade have eight points through three quarters.

For Boston, Ray Allen leads the team in scoring with 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting (4-of-7 3PT). Shaquille O'Neal has nine points and seven rebounds and both Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have eight points.

Boston has connected on 24-of-53 shots (45.3%) while Miami has made 19-of-54 shots (35.2%).