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TV: FOX Sports Sun (Eric Reid, Tony Fiorentino, Jason Jackson); ESPN (Mark Jones, Hubie Brown, Israel Gutierrez)
Radio: The Ticket 790 AM & The HEAT Radio Network (Mike Inglis)
Spanish Radio: WRTO Mix 98.3 FM (José Pañeda)
Series Notes: The HEAT and 76ers met four times this regular season, splitting the series, 2-2, with each team winning on their home court, and all
four games decided by single-digits. The HEAT is 60-57 all-time versus Philadelphia during the regular season and is 38-21 in games played in
Miami. The HEAT is 22-36 in games played on the road. Additionally, the teams are facing each other for just the second time in postseason history,
having only played during the 2011 First Round which Miami won 4-1.
Dwyane Wade has recorded 174 blocks during his playoff career, the most by a guard in NBA postseason history.
Miami has currently won 12-straight playoff games when scoring 100+ points, the longest active playoff streak in the NBA.
PLAYOFFS: The HEAT’s postseason appearance marks their eighth in 10 seasons under Head Coach Erik Spoelstra, only three teams (San
Antonio-10, Atlanta-9 & Boston-9) in the NBA have more over that span. Also, Miami’s streak of not missing the playoffs in consecutive seasons
continues, having last missed the playoffs in consecutive seasons in 2001-02 & 2002-03, only the Spurs have a longer such streak in the entire NBA.
Additionally, the HEAT are making their 18th playoff appearance since Pat Riley arrived in 1995-96, the second-most in the NBA over that span.