Heat 81, Sixers 67 – 1:52 3Q
DWYANE WADE HAS 23 POINTS!
Heat 71, Philly 59 – 5:46 3Q
Philly got here out able to take this factor over however Miami has a response for each Sixers run.
Heat 56, Sixers 42 – Halftime
An 18-2 run by Miami.
21 factors from Dwyane Wade.
A 12 level lead on the half for Miami.
Heat 50, Sixers 39 – 2:25 2Q
This is Miami’s greatest lead of the collection up to now!
Heat 38, Sixers 31 – 5:40 2Q
Dwyane Wade goes on scoring 15 factors and giving Miami a a lot wanted increase. The power I discussed in Wells Fargo Center earlier? It’s a bit quiet now. Goran Dragic additionally simply checked out as that total run occurred whereas he was on the bench with foul bother.
Heat 30, Sixers 29 – eight:31 2Q
DWYANE WADE IS HAPPENING. HE HAS 12 POINTS ON 5-OF-5 SHOOTING IN SEVEN MINUTES.
Sixers 29, Heat 22 – End of 1Q
Dwyane Wade checked in and gave Miami a fast six factors, which was big as a result of it felt like this was really slipping away for the Heat. If there was one play to sum up the primary quarter for Philly … it was this loopy transition three-pointer from Marco Belenilli.
Sixers 23, Heat 16 – 2:44 1Q
This already appears like its slipping away from Miami and this actually isn’t serving to.
Sixers 13, Heat 11 – 5:18 1Q
Miami went Four-of-5 from the ground to start out the sport and have gone 1-9 since. Explains why the Sixers have simply taken their first lead of the sport.
And we have now a Kevin Hart sighting!
Heat 11, Sixers eight – 7:25 1Q
It’s loud as humanly potential in Wells Fargo Center despite the fact that Miami has been off to a scorching begin. The downside for Miami is that whereas Goran Dragic got here out and scored a fast six factors and he additionally picked up two extraordinarily fast fouls. He’ll have to sit down for fairly some time now.
The Sixers had a second of silence earlier than Game 2 to honor the passing of Sixers nice Hal Greer.
The Philadelphia 76ers laid waste to the Miami Heat within the first spherical of the 2018 NBA playoffs, and can attempt for a 2-Zero collection lead on Monday. The 76ers journey a 17-game profitable streak into Game 2, which can start at eight p.m. ET on TNT (dwell streaming by way of TNTDrama.com or the TNT App on numerous units).
Philadelphia, a younger, aggressive workforce, managed the tempo and each side of their first assembly with Miami, a grinding workforce that might not grind the 76ers. At least in Game 1. They’ll try to gradual Philadelphia down once more on Monday, however there are a number of key contributors and maintaining with all of them is a tall order for the sixth-seeded Heat.
JJ Reddick had 28 factors, together with hitting Four-of-6 from vary. Marco Belinelli had 25 factors and 33 minutes off the bench, and likewise hit 4 Three-pointers. Ben Simmons, in his playoff debut, had 17 factors, 14 assists and 9 rebounds.
Kelly Olynyk had 26 factors for the Heat, who had the lead on the half, however have been out-scored 34-18 within the third quarter. The Sixers took that recreation by a large margin — 130-103 — and lots of consider they are going to hold rolling on Monday.
It’s all about pacing and momentum for the 76ers at this level. If they’ll hit the bottom working in Game 2, and the Heat haven’t any quick reply, they only may take a 2-Zero collection lead. They need to hit the bottom working and carry the identical type of depth that they had within the first outing.
How to look at Heat vs. 76ers Game 2
Date: Monday, April 16
Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
Time: eight p.m. ET