Netease Sports reported on October 10:
The finals started the G5 battle today, the Heat and
The Heat entered G5 with a 1-3 backward disadvantage. For them, this series has reached the point of a last stand. Although Adebayor is still injured, he must play because there is no room for rest. In the last game, he returned with 15 points and 7 rebounds. In this series, he averaged 11.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and shot 50% of the field.
Judging from the performance on the field, Adebayor didn’t have many highlights in the first half today. On the offensive end, he only had one air relay in the first quarter and only these 2 points in the entire quarter. The key lies in this quarter. The efficiency value on the court is only -7, which is tied for the worst among all the Heat.
In the second quarter, Adebayor's offensive efficiency was not good. He got a lot of opportunities at the basket, but he was always worse at the end. He didn't score in sports games this section. Fortunately, the Lakers did not put too much pressure on the Heat today, and Davis was also injured, so Adebayor did not have much pressure on the defensive end.
Until the final stage of the third quarter, Adebayor contributed a bright moment. He cooperated with Butler and dunked under the basket, which perfectly ended the game. Judging from the current situation, the Heat have a good chance of winning.
However, Adebayor soon had an embarrassing scene in the 4th quarter. He had a good chance of holding the ball under the basket, but he lost the dunk with both hands when he flew directly! Adebayor himself was also very dissatisfied and patted himself on the head. Fortunately, he used the opportunity of making fouls to make free throws and save face.
In the last 6 minutes and 50 seconds of the game, Adebayor attacked, but the ball went out of bounds under LeBron's defense. At this time the score has been overtaken by the Lakers, about 4 minutes, the Heat finally scored, using his teammates to pass in place, Adebayor easily dunked the basket.
Due to Butler's strength in the final stage, the Heat finally won the victory and saved the match point, but Adebayor's performance in this game can only be said to be average, and the G6 Heat still need his further contribution.