The Philadelphia 76ers led at halftime of a Recreation 1 matchup in opposition to the Miami Warmth, however could not maintain tempo within the second half because the Warmth pulled away for a 106-92 win.
Tyler Herro led the way in which for Miami with 25 factors and 7 assists, draining 4 of his six 3-point makes an attempt Monday evening.
Philadelphia is at present with out NBA MVP finalist Joel Embiid after he suffered a orbital fracture and delicate concussion within the remaining minutes of the group’s series-clinching Recreation 6 win in opposition to the Toronto Raptors. The 76ers are reportedly optimistic that Embiid will be capable to play when the sequence returns to Philadelphia for Video games Three and 4.
With out Embiid, the 76ers have been out rebounded 47 to 37 on Monday. The group additionally struggled to shoot from exterior, sinking solely six of 34 makes an attempt from exterior the 3-point arc.
Warmth middle Bam Adebayo scored 24 factors with 12 rebounds, 4 assists, and two steals. The 76ers’ Tobias Harris led all scorers with 27 factors.
Recreation 2 in Miami is scheduled for Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET.