Sixers prove no match for LeBron, Heat
Tony Wroten led the Sixers with 13 points off the bench on Friday night against the Heat. (USA Today Images)
The Miami Heat snapped a three-game losing streak with a 101-86 victory over the Sixers at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night (see game recap).
Here are a few numbers and notes from the game:
• The Sixers’ starters shot 15 for 47 (31.9 percent) in the loss, while subs were 16 for 37 (43.2 percent).
• Tony Wroten led the Sixers with 13 points and the subs outscored the starters, 44-42. Evan Turner had 10 points on eight shots and Thad Young had 10 points on 3 for 13 shooting. Prior to Friday’s game, the Sixers’ leading scorer never had fewer than 17 points in a game this season.
• Despite shooting just 5 for 14, Spencer Hawes notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Hawes also led the Sixers with four assists. Hawes has three double-doubles in his last four games.
• The Sixers never led on Friday night. It’s the fifth time this season the Sixers allowed the opposition to go wire to wire.
• The Sixers scored below 90 points for just the fourth time this season. It was the first time the Sixers failed to score 90 since Dec. 9 against the Clippers.
• The Sixers committed 23 turnovers and have 47 turnovers in the last two games.
• All-time three-point leader Ray Allen went 0 for 4 from deep against the Sixers. In January, Allen is 3 for 29.