Heat Down Philadelphia 97-87 - Match Report
|Heat Down Philadelphia 97-87 - Match Report|
Dwyane Wade went off for 30 points and added 7 rebounds leading Miami to a 97-87 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.
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 UNDER the closing number of 192.5.
James Jones had 20 points for Miami and LeBron James chipped in with 16 points. LeBron James had 7 assists for the Heat, while Dwyane Wade was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Philadelphia got 16 points from Evan Turner in a losing cause and another 15 points from Thaddeus Young. Louis Williams contributed 7 assists for the 76ers, while Elton Brand had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 49-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 38 boards, while Miami only had 37.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.