Ben Simmons Leads 76ers To First Playoff Win

Can anyone stop the Warriors winning again

Can anyone stop the Warriors winning again

Game two of the best-of-seven series returns to Oracle Arena on Monday, with games three and four in San Antonio.

The No. 3 seed Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a win over the No. 6 Miami Heat, 130-103, on Saturday, April 14, in the opening day of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.

He's the first rookie in history to record that many points, rebounds and assists in their first playoff game. The second game of the series is set for Tuesday at 8 p.m. EST. Veteran guard Marco Belinelli has a team-high 13 points off the Sixers' bench.

JJ Redick topped all players in scoring with 28 points, and was one of three Sixers to reach the 20-point plateau. But since then, he's dominated, looking like the best player on the court because, well, he is. He recently underwent surgery to fix a broken orbital bone. Josh Richardson was 1 for 7 with four points, four assists and two steals.

Rudy Gay led the Spurs with 15 points off the bench as leading scorer LaMarcus Aldridge was limited to 14 points on 5-for-12 shooting.

Raptors hold Fred VanVleet out for Game 1
An X-ray came back negative , and he was listed at day-to-day following the injury. "It's a journey, it's a marathon", Casey said. VanVleet is averaging 20.0 minutes and 18.8 FanDuel points per game this season.

Help is on the way for the Philadelphia 76ers as they partake in their first playoff series since 2012.

Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 114-106 to snap a 10-game losing streak in play-off series openers. Then Philly rebounded and stayed neck and neck with Miami until the Heat took a 60-56 lead into halftime.

Before the first National Basketball Association playoff game played in Philadelphia in six years got started, the always pleasant Philly faithful greeted the Heat with deafening boos and by shouting "SUCKS!" after each player in Miami's starting lineup was introduced.

Decked out in his protective mask, Embiid was in attendance for Game 1 Saturday to ring the ceremonial bell prior to tip-off.

The Heat shot 26 percent in the third and were outscored 34-18.

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