Match Preview: Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers
The Miami Heat will face the Philadelphia 76ers on 2nd May 2023, in what will be the first game of their series in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.
Miami closed out the Atlanta Hawks in 5 games in the 1st round, while it took the 76ers 6 games to get past the Toronto Raptors in their first-round match. Miami will have the edge coming into this game as Joel Embiid will be unavailable to play the first two games of the series.
|Tyler Herro||PG||Sun, May 1||Illness||Game Time Decision|
|Max Strus||SG||Sun, May 1||Hamstring||Game Time Decision|
|Jimmy Butler||SF||Sun, May 1||Knee||Game Time Decision|
|Markieff Morris||PF||Sun, May 1||Illness||Game Time Decision|
|Kyle Lowry||PG||Sun, May 1||Hamstring||Expected to be out until at least May 4|
|P.J. Tucker||PF||Fri, Apr 29||Calf||Game Time Decision|
|Caleb Martin||SF||Fri, Apr 29||Ankle||Game Time Decision|
|Joel Embiid||C||Sun, May 1||Orbital||Expected to be out until at least May 6|
|Charles Bassey||C||Sun, May 1||Shoulder||Game Time Decision|
Players to watch out for in Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers
With Embiid out injured, all the pressure will be on James Harden. He’ll need to step up and lead his team from the front to give the 76ers a chance to win this game, otherwise, Miami will blow them out.
Jimmy Butler has elevated his game to the next level during these playoffs, and he will be expected to carry that same form against his old team.
Match Prediction & Telecast Details:
Miami will certainly be the heavy favorite to win this game as they are playing at home, and the 76ers are without their best player in Joel Embiid.
- Miami Heat to win the game.
You can watch the game via NBA LEAGUE PASS
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