Coach Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat are now one win away from the NBA Finals.
The Heat pulled off a 112 to 109 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, giving them a 3 games to 1 advantage.
The Heat were led by a record setting night by rookie Tyler Herro. His 37-point performance is the most by a rookie in the conference finals.
Prior to the game, Spoelstra took the time to address the Breonna Taylor decision in which police officers were not formally charged in connection with her shooting death.
Taylor was killed while Louisville police served a no knock warrant at her home in search of a suspected drug dealer.
“Very disappointed, I think all of us don’t understand it,” Spoelstra said. “It’s not justice, the $12 million looks like such a ridiculously empty payoff. Justice was not served.”
Spoelstra described disappointment and frustration within the Miami Heat locker room over the handling of racial justice issues across the country.
“Our guys have been able to manage a lot of this disappointment over the last several months for things that have been happening for obviously way too long,” he said.