2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
44-38, 1st in Southeast

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Brett Brown again goes with TJ McConnell as his backup point guard ahead of Markelle Fultz. Justin Anderson is on the floor to defend Dwyane Wade.

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The NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats are introduced at mid-court between quarters. They all motion to Meek Mill, hoping to meet him.

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Erik Spoelstra is livid after an offensive foul call on Wayne Ellington. Surprised he didn't get a technical there.

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Ben Simmons draws foul No. 2 on Hassan Whiteside. Whiteside has been in foul trouble for much of the series.

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Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is at Tuesday's Heat-Sixers game and greeted Meek Mill. Many of Lurie's Eagles were supportive of Mill during his stint in prison.

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Meek Mill is seated courtside opposite the Heat bench next to comedian Kevin Hart and Sixers co-owner Michael Rubin.

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Ben Simmons was undercut on a drive by Josh Richardson. He gets back up immediately after a tough fall.

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Strong start for Sixers: a JJ Redick 3-pointer and a Joel Embiid and-one, with the foul on Hassan Whiteside.

Meek Mill rings the bell (0:34)
Meek Mill greeted by Philly fans (0:24)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid went over to Meek Mill's courtside seat and greeted him moments before tipoff of Game 5.

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Wearing a Joel Embiid jersey, Meek Mill rang the ceremonial Liberty Bell before tipoff of Game 5. He received a thunderous ovation from the Wells Fargo Center crowd upon introduction. He was released from prison earlier Tuesday.

Meek Mill arrives to 76ers game (0:35)

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Josh Richardson has been cleared to play and start in Game 5 of the Sixers-Heat series. He had been questionable with a shoulder injury.

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Meek Mill arrived at Wells Fargo Center for the Sixers' playoff game about 45 minutes before tipoff. He went to the Sixers' locker room to greet some of the players, per ESPN's Sal Paolantonio. Mill was released from prison earlier Tuesday.

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Song playing in the Sixers' locker room 90 minutes before Game 5 of Sixers-Heat: Meek Mill's ‘House Party.'

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Ben Simmons says it would mean a lot to the city if Meek Mill attended the Sixers-Heat game. He says Mill's attendance would add to an already intense atmosphere.

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Erik Spoelstra acknowledges that his team has struggled in fourth quarters this series (outscored by 42 points in final periods). He hopes, obviously, that Miami gets another opportunity to play a close fourth quarter against the Sixers in Game 5.

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Erik Spoelstra says Josh Richardson remains questionable for Game 5. Richardson still needs to warmup and be examined by trainers before a final decision is made.

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Brett Brown is excited about much his team can improve during the postseason. "I see an upside in this team spearheaded by (Joel Embiid)." He cites the idea that Embiid can improve greatly on the offensive end as he regains his timing.

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Brett Brown says he's learned more about his team's ‘toughness' during the four playoff games against Miami. "There is a belief that's been hardened (about the Sixers' ability to compete)," Brown said.

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Brett Brown says, based on his experience in close-out games, he wants his team prepared to play a slower, grinding pace in Game 5 against Miami and to not expect to get calls from referees tonight.

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Sixers coach Brett Brown says he learned about Meek Mill potentially attending tonight's Sixers-Heat game prior to his press conference. He offers no reaction.

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76ers co-owner Michael Grubin, who has been one of Meek Mill's biggest supporters, wrote on Instagram that he was picking Mill up from prison and that he may attend Game 5 of Heat-Sixers. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered earlier Tuesday that Mill be immediately released from prison on bail.

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Erik Spoelstra on Tyler Johnson, who is dealing with a thumb injury: "He's ready to go. He would probably punch me in the face if I said otherwise."

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.423rd
Rebounds Per Game43.5Tied-18th
Assists Per Game22.717th
Points Allowed102.94th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-184438.537
2016-174141.500
2015-164834.585
2014-153745.451
2013-145428.659