Knicks punch back, avoid elimination in Game 5 against Heat
Jalen Brunson and the Knicks have forced a game 6 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by defeating the heat one 12, one O three. Brunson played all 48 minutes in the potential elimination game, accounting for 38.9 rebounds and 7 assists. Just trying to do everything I could to win. We did that, and I was on the game 6. RJ Barrett pumped in 26 points for New York, which denied Miami's first attempt to become just the second number 8 C to reach the Conference Finals. Julius Randle added 24 points to the win. Jimmy Butler had 19 points, 9 assists and 7 boards for the heat. Game 6 is Friday in Miami. I'm Dave ferry.