Jimmy Butler scores 47 points, Heat beat Celtics to force Game 7

Ten years after LeBron James scored 45 points in Boston to help the Heat avoid elimination in Game 6 of the conference finals

With a victory at home Sunday, the Heat would advance to the NBA Finals for the second time in three years.

Boston took a 97-94 lead on Derrick White's 3-pointer with under five minutes to play

utler's 47 points is the third-most to stave off elimination against the Celtics.

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who was inducted into the ballclub's Hall of Fame on Thursday night, was courtside.