NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics blow out Miami Heat, 110-97, in ‘win or die’ Game 5

(CNN) — The Boston Celtics have kept their dreams of back-to-back NBA Finals appearances – and a historic series comeback – alive with a 110-97 win in Game 5 against the Miami Heat.

Speaking before the game, Boston head coach Joe Mazzulla said the team’s mindset heading into the crucial playoff tie was “just win or die,” and his team played as such.