Miami beat Philadelphia in series to become first NBA playoff semi-finalist
MOSCOW, May 13 – Miami defeated Philadelphia in the sixth game of the second round series of the NBA playoffs and advanced to the semifinals of the tournament.
The meeting in Philadelphia ended with a score of 99:90 (28:25, 21:23, 25:15, 25:27) in favor of the guests. Max Strus (20 points, 11 rebounds) scored a double-double for the Heat, while Jimmy Butler (32 points) became the team’s top scorer. Joel Embiid (20 points, 12 rebounds) scored a double-double for the Sixers, while teammate Tyrese Maxey scored 20 points.
The score in the series to four wins was 4-2 in favor of the “Hit”. In the Eastern Conference finals, Miami will meet the winner of the Boston-Milwaukee pair (3-2 in the series in favor of the Bucks).
In another game, Dallas defeated Phoenix 113-86. The score in the series was 3-3. The playoff will take place on May 15 in Phoenix.