Philadelphia was victimized by Dwyane Wade for 39 points as the Heat defeated the 76ers 111-99 in NBA action on Friday.
Miami won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Miami got 32 points from LeBron James and another 20 points from Chris Bosh. Dwyane Wade contributed 8 assists, while Dwyane Wade cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 24-point performance from Louis Williams, who was supported by 15 points from Thaddeus Young. Jrue Holiday had 6 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Elton Brand grabbed 8 rebounds.
Miami led at halftime, 51-50.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-31.
Miami heads into a battle against the Rockets. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Sacramento.