The 2018 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Philadelphia 76ers outdueled Miami Heat , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Miami Heat ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Miami Heat had an offensive rating of 110.2, defensive rating of 130.6, 35.0 free-throw attempts, and 33.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.485 percent clip as a team. Philadelphia 76ers had an offensive rating of 130.6, defensive rating of 110.2, 37.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.529 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Miami Heat finished the game with a record of 98 , and Philadelphia 76ers recorded Miami Heat possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers’s based on the advanced stats,Philadelphia 76ers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.617 percent, Philadelphia 76ers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.2 vs 15.3 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers matchup of the 2018 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were James Johnson and Joel Embiid based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. James Johnson for the Miami Heat in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 9.0 and made 4.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.103. While Joel Embiid put up 11.0 and made 5.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.155.