Dwyane Wade Speaks on Hushing Philadelphia Crowd After Masterful Performance

Dwyane Wade Speaks on Hushing Philadelphia Crowd After Masterful Performance

Miami was smart about who to stick with and not let Simmons find. The amount of struggle the Sixers went through is quite a journey to prosperity.

It came from a revival for the aged from Dwyane Wade, lockdown defensive defiance from Justise Winslow, restored confidence from Goran Dragic and Josh Richardson.

Simmons led the Sixers with 24 points and Saric had 23.

As it was in Game 1, the Wells Fargo Center was a deafening convex well of sound, bubbling up at a fevered pitch as fans watched every possession with baited breath and intensity. The series is now tied 1-1 heading back to Miami.

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Hopefully Embiid can get back on the court for Game 3 and take all his frustrations out on the Miami Heat.

Some might say it was just a matter of time. "It wasn't about an individual, necessary challenge against those guys, it was about us as a group". I've been able to do everything.

It didn't start out looking like that for Miami.

The Heat slowed the game down - exactly the kind of style where the Sixers needed Embiid in the middle - and used a collective of defenders on Ben Simmons that rattled the rookie point guard early. The faces around Wade have changed; Wade's never has.

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The 36-year-old Wade scored 28 points in 25 minutes from the bench as Miami stunned the 76ers' home crowd into silence with a 113-103 victory. Covington and J.J. Redick combined to shoot 2 of 16.

With Wade scoring 15 of his 21 first-half points in the second quarter, the Heat stormed to a 56-42 halftime lead, with Wade converting his first seven shots. "I may not be on Thursday (Friday AEDT) either".

BC-BKN-Heat-76ers, 675Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victoryAP Photo PACS103, PACS101, PACS105Eds: APNewsNow. Miami also received contributions from Wayne Ellington and Kelly Olynyk with 11 points each. Despite analysts questioning his shooting ability, he grinded out and found a way to get playing time.

Brown suggested Embiid still has to be cleared for contact. However, with pressure on Simmons those passes just did not work the same way as Game 1.

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Philly missed some open 3-pointers, but Miami's physical defense deserves credit for disrupting shooters. He then cocked the ball back, acting like he was going to chuck it, before finally tossing it in angrily.

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