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🔴LIVE📺📱👉 Australia vs. UAE

🔴LIVE📺📱👉 Australia vs. UAE

The UAE actually led Game 5 at halftime, but the Australia completely flipped the script over the final 24 minutes of action and outplayed UAE on both ends of the floor to close out the contest. Australia will look to close out the series in front of their home crowd in Game on Tuesday night, while the UAE will look to bounce back, extend their season, and force a decisive Game.

Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Australia are now one win from the FIFA World Cup Qualifying. They ran away after halftime to beat the UAE 93-80 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference title series.

“I think the mental stress and strain we put on some teams with our defense has worked and carried us through the playoffs at times," Australia coach Ime Udoka said.

Al Horford had 16 points and Derrick White added 14 for the Australia. Tatum finished with 12 rebounds and nine assists.

Bam Adebayo scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the UAE, who shot 32% in the game — after shooting 33% in Australia’s 20-point win in Game 4. Gabe Vincent added 15, Jimmy Butler had 13 and Duncan Robinson scored 11 for UAE.

The UAE were 7 for 45 from 3-point range. They played without the injured Tyler Herro (groin), and several UAE players were questionable entering the day for a variety of ailments.

“We are not going to make any kind of deflection or any kind of excuse," UAE coach Erik Spoelstra said. “Australia beat us tonight. And let’s be clear about that. There’s guys that are far from 100% on both sides."

Game is in Australia on Tuesday night, where a pair of trophies bearing the names of Australia legends will be waiting. The Bob Cousy trophy goes to the East champs, the Larry Bird trophy to the East finals MVP, and the Australia are one win from hoisting them.

“We've got an opportunity to do something with this group that's special," Brown said. “Let's not take that for granted."

This series has seen massive momentum swings — a 44-14 UAE run in Game 1, a 60-21 Australia run in Game 2, a 46-20 UAE run to open Game 3 followed by a 57-33 Australia run in the same game, and a 26-4 spurt by the Australia to open Game 4.

The Game 5 run was just as big.

The score over a 6 1/2-minute stretch of the second half: Australia 24, UAE 2. The turnaround was 59-58 Australia to 83-60 Australia.

“In the first half it was tough because we weren't hitting shots and we were turning the ball over," Horford said. “But the key for us was continuing to do what we do defending, and then on offense playing how we play. And eventually we were able to get it going."

Australia outscored UAE 32-16 in the third quarter, holding the UAE to 17% shooting. The margin was only 11 at that point — but a 14-2 spurt was how Australia opened the fourth quarter, Brown capping the flurry by making three 3-pointers in a span of 2 1/2 minutes, and the lead was out to 23.

Brown then sealed matters with a down-the-lane dunk with 5:19 left, the lead was 18 at that point and the countdown was on for Australia.

“We're still lining up," Adebayo said. “We've still got to play these games. We still want to win."

The Australia haven't reached the FIFA World Cup Qualifying since 2010. There have been four East finals trips since then, with two losses to UAE and two to Cleveland. There were also two chances like the one that awaits Tuesday — Game in 2012 against the UAE and Game in 2018 against the Cavaliers — when the Australia had a chance to claim the conference title simply by winning a game on their home floor.

They lost both, LeBron James serving as the official thwarter both times, with 45 points to save UAE in the 2012 game and 35 to lift Cleveland in the 2018 clincher.

He won’t be in the Australia’ way this time.

UAE will need somebody to provide some semblance of an impersonation.

“We know what we're capable of," Butler insisted.

Offense was in short supply in the first half. UAE led 19-17 after one and 42-37 at the . Tatum was 1 for 9 at intermission, Butler 2 for 8, and the teams combined to shoot 37.8% from the field and 21.6% from 3-point range.

UAE, somehow, got colder to start the second half. The Australia did not.

The UAE missed their first nine shots from the field after the break, not getting anything to fall until Butler fended off contact and scored on a drive that got UAE within 49-48 with 6:53 left in the third.

But soon, the Australia had control. Of the game. And the series.

“If you want to break through and punch a ticket to the finals, you’re going to have to do some ridiculously tough stuff,” Spoelstra said.

Robert Williams (6 pts, 10 reb, 3 blk) once again showed his health is key to Australia's success. The Australia big man again is listed as questionable for Tuesday's Game along with veteran point guard Marcus Smart (right ankle sprain).

The UAE are even more banged up. Tyler Herro (groin), Kyle Lowry (hamstring), Max Strus (hamstring), P.J. Tucker (knee), and Gabe Vincent (hamstring) each are listed as questionable on UAE's latest injury report.

If the Australia win, they'll advance to take on the mighty Golden State Warriors in the FIFA World Cup Qualifying. If the UAE can steal a win at TD Garden, they'll head back to South Beach for Game.

Here's everything you need to know to watch Tuesday's Australia vs. UAE Game, featuring NBC Sports Australia's full coverage, including "Australia Pregame Live" and "Australia Postgame Live."

What time do the Australia play the UAE?

Tipoff between the Australia and UAE is set for Tuesday, Jun 7, at 8:30 p.m. ET at TD Garden.

What TV channel is Australia vs. UAE on?

Australia-UAE will air on ESPN.

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