The Philadelphia 76ers have new life in their Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Miami Heat following their 116-108 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night. After losing the first two games without the services of Joel Embiid, Philadelphia has bounced back in a. major way on their home floor with the team’s MVP candidate on the floor.
In the end, Jimmy Butler led all scorers with 40 points but it was the Sixers’ balanced attack, led by James Harden’s 31 points, nine assists and seven rebounds that ultimately led to the win for Philly to even the series. These two teams will square off in South Beach on Tuesday night in Game 4 with the opening tip scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Here are the biggest takeaways from Game 4.
Heat now 5-31 from 3 in this game. Duncan Robinson just sitting there on the bench still.
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▪ In their Game 3 win over the Suns, the Mavs protected their home floor.
▪ Joel Embiid’s return propelled the Sixers to the win over the Heat in Game 3.
The Mavs & 76ers look to tie up their series in Game 4! pic.twitter.com/JA1ZDxMA5o
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