Keeping up with Perk: Thunder fall behind, 2-1

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Keeping up with Perk: Thunder fall behind, 2-1

The NBA Finals returned to Miami on Sunday night, where the Heat took Game 3 on their home court, 91-85, over the Oklahoma City Thunder and claimed a 2-1 series lead. See how former Boston Celticcurrent Thunder starting center Kendrick Perkins performed in the game:

Minutes: 34
Points: 10 (3-5 FG, 4-6 FT)
Rebounds: 12 (6 offensive, 6 defensive)
Assists: 0
Blocks: 1
Turnovers: 3
Personal Fouls: 3
Technical Fouls: 0
-: 3

I thought Perk was really good tonight, said Thunder head coach Scott Brooks. He did a lot of good things on the rebounds. He did a good job on (Chris) Bosh. He did a good job of clogging the paint, and you've got to pick. I've got three great options and I thought Serge (Ibaka) was good, but I thought Perk was really good tonight.

Perkins is averaging 4.9 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks in 26.6 minutes per game this postseason.

The Thunder and Heat will play Game 4 on Tuesday night in Miami.

To see how Perk did in Game 2, click here. Here is the rundown on Perk's Game 1 performance.

Report: C's first-rounder Yabusele expected to miss Summer League

Report: C's first-rounder Yabusele expected to miss Summer League

It’s early for Celtics fans to be looking ahead to summer league play, but the C’s know at least one of their prospects likely won’t be there. 

Guerschon Yabusele, the second of Boston’s three first-round picks in the 2016 draft, recently had surgery to remove bone spurs from the top of each of his feet, according to ESPN.com’s Chris Forsberg. As such, Yabusele is not expected to play this summer.

A 6-foot-8 power forward from France, Yabusele was taken 16th overall in last year’s draft. He began this season playing in China before finishing the season with the Maine Red Claws of the D-League.