Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) and Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo battle for the ball during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Friday, May 6, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid inspired Philadelphia with his return from a facial injury, Danny Green and Tyrese Maxey each scored 21 points and the 76ers beat the Miami Heat 99-79 on Friday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Wearing a black mask, Embiid had 18 points and 11 rebounds after missing the first two games of the series as the 76ers fell behind 2-0 in the series. Embiid sustained a right orbital fracture and a mild concussion in the final game of the first round against Toronto.
Jimmy Butler scored 33 points for the Miami.
Game 4 is Sunday in Philadelphia.
MAVERICKS 103, SUNS 94
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 26 points and 13 rebounds and Dallas turned up the defensive pressure to get cut Phoenix’s series lead to 2-1.
The Mavericks spoiled Chris Paul’s 37th birthday, forcing the 17-year pro into his most turnovers in any half of a playoff game with seven before the break.
Jalen Brunson led Dallas with 28 points. Jae Crowder had 19 for Phoenix.
Dallas ended an 11-game losing streak against Phoenix, regular season included. Phoenix shot 45%, ending a run of at least 50% shooting in the playoffs at eight games.
BOSTON — Kyle Lowry listened politely while Jimmy Butler shared the credit for Miami's Game 6 victory until his fellow All-Star took the humility too far and called his 47-point, elimination-avoiding performance "decent.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.
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