J.J. Redick led the Sixers in scoring with 28 points (four three-pointers) and Marco Belinelli, a late addition to the roster after the Hawks bought out his contract in February and Philadelphia signed shortly after, added 25 points (four three-pointers) off the bench.
However, Simmons was not celebrating the team's win in the best-of-seven series and said his focus was on game two on Monday (Tuesday morning Australian time) in Philadelphia.
The Heat (6) are hoping their centers, Hassan Whiteside and rookie rebounding extraordinaire Bam Adebayo, can take advantage of Embiid's absence. But since then, he's dominated, looking like the best player on the court because, well, he is. After he went out, Philadelphia expanded what was a 69-63 lead into a 93-78 lead early in the fourth quarter.
Sunday, making their first post-season appearance in six years, the 76ers showed they could be a quick study.
It was a fine display of the harmony and success that have enveloped this team over the past two months, and the Heat - after keeping things tiht in the first half - were helpless to find answers to the array of weapons Bryan Colangelo has assembled. Olynyk and James Johnson, who closed with 13 points, three rebounds and four assists, were leading the charge.
"We had one turnover in the entire second half and I give Ben Simmons a tremendous amount of credit, " Brown told reporters.
Trailing 56-60 at halftime, they went on a 20-2 third-quarter run and launched a barrage of three-pointers in the final period to extinguish the Heat. When he does make it back, Embiid will sport a protective facial mask.
Kim Kardashian Held Khloé's Leg Up While She Gave Birth
At least that's what older sister Kim Kardashian claimed in her congratulatory tweet confirming the baby's birth. But after the breaking news wave had passed, people are now investigating into the logistics of Khloé's birth .
Yep, you can live stream Coachella all weekend
Coachella is set to kick off this Friday in Indio, California , and will run across two weekends before wrapping up on April 22nd. Harris and Abdulhadi reached out to Goldenvoice to ask for a waiver, but the rep refused to give them one.
Trump called attorney Michael Cohen on Friday
They each sat with their own parties and 'introduced themselves. they shook hands, ' an Avra source told the New York Post . The prosecutors noted Cohen had personally not turned over any documents to Robert Mueller's Special Counsel investigation.
An Eye on Stock Value - Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT)
Trexquant LP stated it has 35,243 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. 271,092 were reported by Factory Mutual Ins Communications. The firm has a market cap of $263,563.13, a PE ratio of 19.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.24 and a beta of 0.54.