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 93.6, defensive rating of 98.1, 25.0 free-throw attempts, and 19.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.368 percent clip as a team. Philadelphia 76ers had an offensive rating of 98.1, defensive rating of 93.6, 35.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.226 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Miami Heat finished the game with a record of 109 , 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, Miami Heat had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.473 percent, Miami Heat had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.4 vs 25.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers matchup of the 2018 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Josh Richardson and Ben Simmons based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Josh Richardson for the Miami Heat in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 11.0 and made 4.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 2.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.144. While Ben Simmons put up 13.0 and made 8.0, 4.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.189.