3 keys to Boston Celtics beating the Miami Heat in Game 4

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart(Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)
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Will the Boston Celtics get Robert Williams back for Game 4?

This is the million dollar question, besides Marcus Smart’s status.

Robert Williams is a big part of what the Celtics like to do defensively. Williams is almost like a free safety in basketball.

The Boston Celtics can have Robert Williams roam around the middle and clean up anything that comes in the paint. You saw how evident that was in Games 1 & 2 in Miami. Williams is a guy that is a problem for other teams to plan for in any given situation.

So now, we have to wonder if Williams will suit up for Game 4. You’d think that if Williams is close to 100 percent, Ime Udoka will have him ready to go and playing. Plus, Williams is the answer to shut down Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo.

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Adebayo went crazy in Game 3, as he dropped 31 points after combining for just 16 points in Games 1 & 2. I don’t believe that’s by accident! That’s what Robert Williams can do for this Celtics defense. When the starting five is healthy, the Celtics are unstoppable. Williams need to be on the floor Monday night to help the Celtics tie up this series. It’s really that simple!