nba Game Recap
Recap - 76ers Defeat Miami 116-108
Miami was victimized by James Harden for 31 points as the 76ers defeated the Heat 116-108 in NBA action on Sunday.
Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 208.0.
Joel Embiid had 24 points for Philadelphia and Tyrese Maxey chipped in with 18 points. James Harden had 9 assists for the 76ers, while Joel Embiid was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Miami got 40 points from Jimmy Butler in a losing cause and another 21 points from Bam Adebayo. Kyle Lowry contributed 7 assists for the Heat, while Tyler Herro had 10 rebounds.
Philadelphia led at halftime, 64-56.
Miami had a 33-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.