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ANIMATED: Dwyane Wade Catches Celtics Napping In Game 1

After a solid offensive outburst in the second quarter to tie the game at 46 points apiece, the Boston Celtics have fallen back into a lull coming out of halftime in Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Dwyane Wade took advantage with back-to-back big plays in the third quarter. Wade found LeBron James on a full court pass for an easy layup, then on the Miami Heat's next possession blew by Ray Allen for two points of his own.

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The Heat have retaken the lead, 66-58, with 2:55 left in the third quarter. Wade now has 12 points and leads all players with six assists. Doc Rivers needs to rekindle the Celtics' spark or his team could get left behind for good.

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