Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat headed to Game 7

Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat headed to Game 7

Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat headed to Game 7

Charlotte Hornets will travel to Miami on Sunday afternoon with a final thermal decide which team advances to the semifinals of the Eastern Conference.

Heat rebounded rally in the fourth quarter of the Hornets to victory at Time Warner Cable Arena 97-90 Friday night. Two 3-pointers Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3 not in the five previous games of this series) was a huge best-career series overcome Hornets point guard Kemba Walker 37 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter.

Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat headed to Game 7

Wade Walker blocked layup with seconds left and the Hornets had no choice but to foul Joe Johnson. He made two free throws to spread the head in September

three important

Al Jefferson: He played very well in the third quarter, scoring 10 points and sending Hassan Whiteside bench with a fourth foul.

Walker: He set a new personal record for scoring in a playoff game.

Wade: He finished with 23 points on shooting 10-of-20.

Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat headed to Game 7

observation

▪ Hornets were without their usual host of local radio, Big Pat, who was on sick leave.

▪ It was the last game broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest this season. NBA gives its national holders of exclusive television rights after the first round.

▪ Hornets coach Steve Clifford decided to reapply wing Nic Batum Friday bench. Batum was a reserve in Game 5 after returning from ankle and leg injuries.

▪ Batum became a father for the first time when her fiance gave birth to a boy about 1 am Friday. Batum did not get much sleep, but it was the arena for shootaround Friday morning.

▪ The Hornets placed Teal purple or blue shirt every seat in the arena, the center line using the “border” between the two colors.

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