Miami, first classified to the NBA Conference Finals |  Video

Miami Heat defeated Philadelphia 76ers 99-90 in the sixth meeting of their series of the second round of Playoffs from the east in it Wells Fargo Center of Pennsylvania, where those led by Joel Embid could not impose their status as local and were deleted once again from contention for the championship.

After falling a game behind the Heat in Miami, the 76ers sought to retake the tie with the series returning home but a formidable performance from Jimmy Butlerwho contributed 32 units, eight rebounds and four assistsmade impossible a mission that already seemed complicated.

Despite having their starting lineup, those led by Doc RiversThey couldn’t find the rhythm with their stars Joel Embiid and James Harden contributing only 20 and 11 points respectively, with which his team was unable to recover from a deficit that was imposed from the first period.

The Heat managed to secure for second time in three years a place in the Eastern Conference Finals and is shown as a worthy rival for the winner of the series between Boston and Milwaukeewhich will be defined between Friday and Sunday, from where the East runner-up.

Once the meeting was over, the controversy became present with statements by Joel Embidwhere the Philadelphia player criticized having let go to now miami Jimmy Butler Y criticize openly star performance james hardenwho arrived in an anticipated transfer in the middle of this season.

In the second series played on Thursday, Dallas Mavericks was forcefully imposed 113-86 to Phoenix Suns to tie the series once again 3-3arriving at the last instance where the winner of the seventh game will be classified.

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Luka Doncić charged once more with the equipment and its 33 points set the pace for the landslide victory over a Phoenix who has not found the consistency to seal a series without unnecessary scares.

by phoenix, DeAndre Ayton and Devin Booker combined for 40 points but if those from Arizona want to secure their pass to the Conference Finals from West for the second year in a row, they’ll need their stars at their best to stop some Mavericks who are motivated in their quest to win the second championship in team history.

The series between mavs and suns will return to Phoenix for Game 7 next Sunday from the Footprint Center in Phoenix.

The NBA will continue this Friday with the series:

Milwaukee-Boston (3-2)
Memphis-Golden State (3-2)

(With information from ESPN)

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