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Arizona in the NBA Finals: Andre Iguodala makes key defensive play as Heat beat Lakers in Game 5

2020 NBA Finals - Game Five Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

The Heat will live to play another day as they outlasted the Lakers 111-108 on Friday to win Game 5 and cut LA’s series lead to 3-2.

Jimmy Butler and LeBron James, who both had triple doubles, made several key shots down the stretch to keep it a one-possession game over the last several minutes.

Butler sank two free throws with 16.8 seconds left to give the Heat the lead for good. The Lakers got another chance but Danny Green missed a wide-open 3 off a LeBron double team and Markieff Morris threw the offensive rebound out of bounds, overlooking a wide-open LeBron on the wing.

Andre Iguodala did not score in 20 minutes of action, but did have six rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block. His most impactful play was closing out hard on Green on the potential game-winning 3.

Solomon Hill got another DNP, as the Heat only used two bench players all game.

What’s next?

Game 6 is set for Sunday at 4:30 p.m. PT on ABC.

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