NBA Playoffs Game 4: Miami Heat (3-0) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (0-3)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 21: LeBron James of the Miami Heat looks back to the bench during game three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on April 21, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Following their 100-94 victory in Game 3, the Miami Heat will now look to sweep the Philadelphia 76ers right out of the playoffs on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center.  The series has seen both teams have their moments, but for the most part it's been all Miami.  Regardless of what's happened in Game's 1-3, Erik Spoelstra and co. are well aware that they have one more game to win before they can start to think about anything else. 

There are a lot of people out there who are already looking ahead to a potential Miami-Boston meeting in the 2nd Round, but that is a mistake that the Heat aren't going to be making.  They have been thinking about the playoffs all season, and that includes games like this one that many times get overlooked by teams.  That's not going to be the case with Miami, who are only focused on one thing...beating the Sixers one more time.


  • Zydrunas Ilgauskas tied a Heat playoff record with 8 offensive rebounds in Game 3.
  • Miami has won 18 of its last 21 games.
  • The Sixers have lost 8 of their last 9.
  • The Heat has now won 10 consecutive games against Philadelphia. 
  • LeBron James has scored in double figures in all 74 of his postseason games. 
  • Before Dwyane Wade did it in Game 3, only 5 other players in NBA history had recorded 30 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists in a playoff game.  (LeBron James, Baron Davis, Paul Pierce, Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan). 
  • For the Heat, Mike Miller (thumb) is questionable while Erick Dampier (knee) and Udonis Haslem (foot) are doubtful. 
  • Once again, the Sixers injured list is empty. 

Tipoff from Philly is set for 1pm.  The game will be nationally broadcast on ABC. 

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