The Miami Heat’s winning streak reached 19 with a victory over the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night, but there’s no rest for the NBA’s hottest team as the Heat look for a 20th straight win Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Miami Heat’s winning streak continues to grow. While the team insists they’re focused on the bigger picture, a home matchup with the struggling Philadelphia 76ers seems to pose little threat to the team’s red-hot run.
The sports world’s long national Dwightmare is over, but it’s just beginning for opponents of the Los Angeles Lakers who took the super team concept started by Boston and Miami to another level Thursday night.
Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Fresh off a thrilling series victory over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Heat await the winner of the other Eastern Conference semifinal between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers.
Jrue Holiday scored 20 points, and Elton Brand had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead the tough-and-determined Philadelphia 76ers past the Celtics, 82-75 on Wednesday night to send the Eastern Conference semifinals back to Boston for Game 7.
Brandon Bass scored 18 of his postseason career-high 27 points in the third quarter on Monday night as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Philadelphia 76ers to win 101-85 and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
The Celtics Kevin Garnett called Sixers fans fair-weather, but should do some more research.
Andre Iguodala snapped a tie game with five straight points in the final 90 seconds to help the Philadelphia 76ers storm back from 15 points down and stun the Boston Celtics 92-83 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Evan Turner made the go-ahead layup with 40.4 seconds left and Philadelphia held off Boston the rest of the way with six straight free throws as the 76ers evened the second-round Eastern Conference series with an 82-81 victory Monday night.