PHILADELPHIA Gabe Vincent hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth quarter and scored 26 points, Duncan Robinson had 21 points, and the short-handed Miami Heat built a 23-point lead and held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Wednesday night.
Kyle Lowry added 14 points for the Heat, who had only 10 available players – seven of whom were undrafted. ”
Joel Embiid had 17 points and 14 rebounds in his return from right rib soreness after missing Monday’s 126-91 loss at Memphis. Tyrese Maxey led the 76ers with 27 points, and Tobias Harris added 24.
Both teams – especially the Heat – were ravaged by injury, illness and protocols.