The Miami Heat withstood an incredible second-half comeback by the Philadelphia 76ers to snap a two-game losing streak and pull out an 84-78 win at Wells Fargo Center. The Heat had led by a whopping 27 points after the first 24 minutes but the 76ers would charge back in in the second half as the Heat went ice cold, with quarters of 12 points and 15 points. It was one of their best halves of basketball followed up by their ugliest half of the season.
LeBron James led the Heat with 29 points, including 18 in the first half alone. LeBron also grabbed seven rebounds and dished eight assists in the effort. Dwyane Wade was cold from the floor, hitting just six of 16 attempts but that didn't stop him from having a triple-double. Wade finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists.
It was a big win for the Heat, who will now host a rejuvenated Orlando Magic team in a Sunday showdown at American Airlines Arena. The Magic beat the Heat in overtime earlier this week.