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Liberty Ballers 1 hour ago
Sixers vs. Heat - Game 5 Thread

Sixers vs. Heat - Game 5 Thread

The Philadelphia 76ers look to close out their first-round series tonight against the Miami Heat. Game Time: 8:00 pm ET Watch: NBCSports Philadelphia / TNT Listen: 97.5 The Fanatic The Bad Guys: Hot Hot Hoops Projected Starters Miami Heat: Goran Dragic, Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson (questionable), James Johnson, Hassan Whiteside Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons, JJ Redick, Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Joel Embiid. Notes Did you know that James Johnson is a second-degree black belt? No one has ever mentioned that before.

Haslem discusses potential end game with Wade (and their golf game)

Udonis Haslem said Tuesday that he has discussed both the short view and the long view with Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade as their 15-season careers wind down. First up at the close of the playoffs? A tutorial on the links. "He's going to try to teach me how to play golf," Haslem said Tuesday...

Josh Richardson works in shootaround, still questionable

The Miami Heat remained in a waiting game with Josh Richardson following Tuesday morning's shootaround at Temple University, still uncertain if their starting small forward would be available for Tuesday night's Game 5 against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Coach Erik Spoelstra said...
ClutchPoints 9 hours ago
Dario Saric calls chance to close out Heat a ‘golden opportunity’

Dario Saric calls chance to close out Heat a ‘golden opportunity’

Dario Saric is only a game away from moving onto the Eastern Conference semifinals, as the Philadelphia 76ers boast a 3-1 lead on the Miami Heat with a chance to put the finishing touches on the series tonight in his own home court. The Croatian forward called this a “golden opportunity” to make this series […] The post Dario Saric calls chance to close out Heat a ‘golden opportunity’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Heat Game Day: A season stands at the brink

A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Tuesday's 8 p.m. game between the Heat and 76ers at Wells Fargo Center (TV: Fox Sports Sun, TNT. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 98.3-FM-Spanish.) Tentative...

Wade talks about the second unit

Wade talks about the second unit

Locked on Sixers: Dissecting Joel Embiid's comments, previewing Sixers vs. Miami Heat

Keith Pompey and Marc Narducci discuss Joel Embiid's comments and preview Game 5 of the 76ers' Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Miami Heat.
ClutchPoints Apr 23, 2018
Josh Richardson questionable for do-or-die Game 5 vs. Sixers

Josh Richardson questionable for do-or-die Game 5 vs. Sixers

The Miami Heat’s backs are up against the wall, as the team is down in a 3-1 hole in their first-round matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers. If they are to prolong the series past a fifth game, they will probably have to do so without one of their key players. According to the Heat’s official […] The post Josh Richardson questionable for do-or-die Game 5 vs. Sixers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hyde: Heat try to save season (and the decline of Western civilization) | Commentary

Doubt? Sure, there’s doubt. “Human nature, any guy that’s down 3-0, 3-1, human nature is for you to doubt...” Heat guard Dwyane Wade said. “Anybody that says they don’t doubt, they’re lying. It’s going to be a moment of doubt, a second of doubt. But you get over it. You understand that you still...

Heat still confident entering Game 5 despite 3-1 deficit

Flash back to Game 2 of the series between the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers. All was well for the Heat. The cute story was how guard Dwyane Wade and comedian Kevin Hart were exchanging trash talk before and after the Heat’s victory. Two games later, and with the Heat on the brink of elimination,...

76ers coach on next step vs. Heat, 'break somebody's spirit'

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown spent the weekend studying the mindset of teams down 3-1 in hopes of getting a read of what the Miami Heat might bring to their potential elimination Game 5 on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center. "Everybody's trying to break somebody's spirit," Brown said Monday...

Heat's Josh Richardson questionable for Game 5 because of shoulder sprain

As if the Miami Heat didn’t have enough to worry about, they now may be without one of their starters Tuesday against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 5. Guard Josh Richardson listed as questionable after sustaining a sprained shoulder in Saturday’s loss in Game 4. He did not practice Monday. It...
Liberty Ballers Apr 23, 2018
Sixers added mean streak will help them down the road

Sixers added mean streak will help them down the road

The Sixers have adapted to fit the Heat’s style of play, learning how to use an extra bit of anger to get wins. To say the Philadelphia 76ers first round matchup against the Miami Heat is physical is an understatement. Technical fouls have been a major storyline through four games, as each team has drawn the eyre of the referees on several occasions. In just four games the Miami Heat have figured out how to push the Sixers buttons, and while the Sixers have a 3-1 lead in the series each game feels like a war. The Heat have seemingly embraced the role of the villain, and by doing so have...
Hoops Habit Apr 22, 2018

Miami Heat: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. 76ers

The Miami Heat continue their struggles especially in late quarters as they fall to the Philadelphia 76ers 106-102 It was another physical battle and reminiscent of the 90s playoff intensity, but it simply wasn’t enough for the Miami Heat to overcome as the Philadelphia 76ers outmatched and outgunned them in Game 4. The Heat started […] Miami Heat: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. 76ers - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Preview: Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers, 8 or 8:30 p.m., Tuesday

When/Where: 8 or 8:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia. TV: Fox Sports Sun, TNT. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 98.3-FM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the fifth game of the best-of-seven opening-round playoff series, with the 76ers ahead 3-1 . . . The 76ers won the opener 130-103 on April...

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