Miami Heat took advantage of the absence of the best player of Philadelphia 76ers, Joel EmbiidTo take a 2-0 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals.
With Embiid returning in Match 3, a . in despite of ligament rupture on his right thumb, his throwing hand, as well as a orbital fracture On his face, so he has played with a protective mask on, the Sixers won Games 3 and 4, matched with 2 wins per team in the series.
With Game 5 set to begin today at 5:30 p.m. PT, it may be time for the Sixers to continue their winning streak and confidence to take a 3-2 lead.
The advantage for the Heat will be that they play at the FTX Arena, home of the Miami franchise, where they have proved to be strong every time in front of their men.
However, those led by Erik Spoelstra would not have Kyle LowryThe starting point guard, due to constant discomfort in the hamstring muscles of his left leg.
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has been the best man everywhere Jimmy Butler For the Heat, he averages 29 points, 7.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.4 steals, while for the Sixers, Embiid leads with 24.9 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists.