The 5 most lopsided playoff games of the Heat-Celtics rivalry

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The Miami Heat have faced off against the Boston Celtics a grand total of seven times in the postseason with four of those matchups coming in the last five years. The Heat currently hold a five to two advantage over the Celtics and have a grand total of thirty playoff wins over Boston who has 28 victories against the Heat.

There have been a fair share of competitive games with Game 6 of the 2022 and 2023 Eastern Conference Finals being two prime examples. But there have also been a good amount of blowouts that both teams have suffered. Let's look back on the five most lopsided games in the Heat-Celtics playoff rivalry.

5. 2010 Eastern Conference First Round Game 2

Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce
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In their first-ever playoff matchup, the fifth-seeded Miami Heat faced the Boston Celtics, led by the four-headed monster of Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo. The Heat were a one-man show, with Dwyane Wade trying to do as much as he could, but the Celtics clearly had the better team.

In Game 2, Boston wiped the floor with Miami and took a commanding 2-0 series lead with a 106-77 victory which currently stands as the largest victory the Celtics have had over the Heat so far in the postseason.

Wade put up his usual scoring output with 29 points, but with four Celtics starters in scoring figures highlighted by Ray Allen scoring a team-high 25 points on seven threes, the Heat did not have enough firepower to compete with the Celtics with the Heat's only victory coming in Game 4 with Dwyane Wade putting up one of his best postseason performances ever with 46 points.