Without Embiid, 76ers roll past Heat in playoff opener

Without Embiid, 76ers roll past Heat in playoff opener

This will give the young players confidence and good principles to stand on while preparing for game 3 on the road in Miami.

If my assumption is correct, that means Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will make necessary adjustments to combat the Sixer's firepower. However, a dominant second half display from the Heat along with a vintage performance from Dwyane Wade who scored 28 points, three assists and seven rebounds ended that run as the series now heads to Miami for the next two games.

Robert Covington #33 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts against the Miami Heat during Game One of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoff at Wells Fargo Center on April 14, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia rallied relentlessly and it looked ominous for Miami as the Sixers closed the gap to two points at 98-96. However, crucial misses eventually led to Wade burying multiple buckets to seal the game late on.

Embiid went on Instagram after the game and wrote, "sick and exhausted of being babied".

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Embiid, as he is wont to do, took to social media in response to the outcome of the game.

"You need Joel Embiid..." "I wish more than anything that I was out there. When he's not able to do that, he gets frustrated". Unable to reach an agreement, the team traded him to the Atlanta Hawks on February 22, 2017, with a 2017 second-round pick, for Tiago Splitter and two 2017 second-round picks. But instead of the lighthearted posts we've come to expect out of him, Embiid was furious on his Instagram Story.

Embiid has been out since suffering a fractured orbital bone and concussion on March 28 versus the New York Knicks. He underwent surgery to fix the fracture.

Ilysaova got the start at center for the first time in Embiid's absence over Amir Johnson.

ESPN reported that Embiid still must pass several more medical milestones in his recovery before he can return to action. He averages 22.9 points, 3.2 assists, 11.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 63 games for the Sixers this season and will be crucial in their attempts to win a first National Basketball Association championship since 1983.

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