On September 26, Beijing time, in the fifth game of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Heat lost 108-121 to the Celtics, and the series score was chased to 2-3. After the game, Bam Adebayor took the initiative to take responsibility for the loss.
In an interview after the game, Adebayor said: "I will blame this loss on me. I missed too many goals that I should have scored."
At the same time, Adebayor said that he did not play a role as a defensive pillar: "I feel like I am a step slower tonight."
Regarding Adebayor’s blame-taking behavior, the Heat’s star Jimmy Butler said: “It’s not his fault to lose, it’s the responsibility of the whole team. No one plays as they should be. We must find a way to win. ."
关于阿德巴约的责备行为，热火球星吉米·巴特勒（Jimmy Butler）说：“输掉不是他的错，这是整个团队的责任。没有人发挥应有的作用。我们必亚博全站网页登录版须找到一种取胜的方法。 。”
Butler also said: "When the opponent turned on the attack mode, we did not defend. This has never been a good thing for us."
In this game, Adebayor played 38 minutes, shooting 5 of 11, 3 of 4 free throws, contributing 13 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal and 1 block.