In the American Basketball League (NBA), the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 99-90 to become the first team to reach the Eastern Conference Finals.
The NBA playoffs continued with two matches. In Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Heat, with the help of their tough defense, especially in the third quarter, beat the Heat by 9 points to end the series 4-2 and reached the Finals. of the conference for the second time. over the past three seasons.
In the game where injured Kyle Lowry was unable to play, the players who earned the Heat victory were Jimmy Butler with 32 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks and Max Strus with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 5 passes. PJ Tucker contributed 12 points, 9 rebounds, Bam Adebayo 10 points, 8 rebounds, Tyler Herro contributed 10 points. National player Ömer Faruk Yurtseven was unable to play in the match.
In the Sixers, star Joel Embiid finished with 20 points, 12 rebounds, Tyrese Maxey 20 points, Shake Milton 15 points, Tobias Harris 14 points, 8 rebounds, James Harden 11 points and 9 assists. National player Furkan Korkmaz produced 2 points and 2 rebounds in the game where he took 7 minutes and 50 seconds.
MAVERICKS CARDS THE SERIES UP TO THE LAST GAME
In Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns 113-86 to advance the series 3-3 to the Finals.
All-star Luka Doncic brought victory to his team with 33 points, 11 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals for the Mavericks. Reggie Bullock backed the scoring with 19 points, 7 rebounds, Jalen Brunson with 18 and Spencer Dinwiddie with 15 points.
Deandre Ayton scored 21 points and 11 rebounds in a “double-double” for the Suns, Devin Booker had 19 points, 8 rebounds, Chris Paul had 13 points and 4 assists.