Eastern Conference Play-In Matches Recap: Philadelphia and Chicago Secure Playoff Spots

Summary of the play-in matches, the jump-off for the last two tickets for the playoffs, of the Eastern Conference of the North American Basketball League (NBA) played on Wednesday:

Philadelphia – Miami 105 – 104

Chicago – Atlanta 131 – 116

Philadelphia qualified for the playoffs of the NBA, the North American basketball league, after its 105-104 victory against Miami in the first round of the play-in, the dam for the last two tickets for the playoffs, of the Eastern Conference Wednesday.

The Sixers emerged in a meeting where both teams went blow for blow. Well muzzled by Miami’s defense, Joel Embiid took charge in the fourth quarter where he scored 11 of his 23 points. The pivot was well supported by Nicolas Batum, author of 20 points and a decisive counter on Tyler Herro (25 points) in the last seconds of the game.

A victory which allows Philadelphia to secure its place in the playoffs where it will meet New York which had ranked second in the Eastern Conference at the end of the regular season. Miami, for its part, will still have a chance to play in the playoffs by facing Chicago on Friday.

In the second game of this first round, the Bulls got the better of Atlanta to maintain any hope of extending their season. Led by an XXL performance from Coby White (42 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists), Chicago broke away in the second half to win 131-116.

The winner of the duel between Miami and Chicago will meet Boston, first in the East, in the first round of the playoffs.

2024-04-18 08:07:05
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