Hassan Whiteside

76ers grind down Heat 106-102, series deficit now 3-1

76ers grind down Heat 106-102, series deficit now 3-1

This is what a talent deficit looks like in the NBA.

It eventually wears you down after relentless grinding of your own.

The Miami Heat again came out full of fight and fury in Saturday's Game 4 of this opening-round playoff series.

And then the Philadelphia 76ers counterpunched.

Ultimately, the team that had the Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and J.J. Redick had too much for the hardscrabble group that Pat Riley cobbled together when unable secure elite talent of his own.

Philadelphia 76ers 106, Miami Heat 102.

Philadelphia 76ers 3, Miami Heat 1 on the series ledger in this best-of-seven matchup that could be over as soon as Tuesday's Game 5 at Wells Fargo...

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