The Miami Heat earned a 119-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. The Heat have “taken care of home” and now hold a 2-0 series lead over the Sixers. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra spoke postgame about the Heat’s efforts and what they did to be able to earn the victory.
“It’s not easy to get playoff wins.” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “We had some great stretches, particularly defensively. We had some really good stretches offensively. … Our defense really carried us to the win, but we had some really timely offensive plays.”
Bam Adebayo led the way for the Miami Heat. Adebayo scored 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting from the field. He also grabbed nine rebounds and dished out three assists. Jimmy Butler tag teamed with Bam and scored 22 points. Butler shot 8-for-15 from the field. He knocked down 1-for-3 from behind the three-point line. He also grabbed six rebounds and dished out 12 assists.
More Heat Contributions
- Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds.
- Tyler Herro scored 18 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out three assists.
Game 3 of this second round series is Friday, 5/6 in Philadelphia. Tip-off from the Wells Fargo Center is at 7 pm Eastern.