Doc Rivers Says He’ll ‘Burn’ the Tape of 76ers’ Game 5 Loss vs. Warmth

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Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers educated newshounds that he goes to burn the tape of his team’s 120-85 loss to the Miami Warmth in Game 5 of the Jap Conference Semifinals on Tuesday.

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“I will take into legend the tape, attributable to I want to. Then I will burn it”

-Doc Rivers

Game 5 became an total catastrophe for Philadelphia. On offense, the 76ers shot appropriate 36.5 p.c from the enviornment and had extra turnovers (15) than assists (14). Philadelphia by no manner scored bigger than 25 sides in a quarter.

The 76ers protection became appropriate as inferior. Seven Warmth gamers scored 10 or extra sides, and Miami shot 53.6 p.c from the enviornment. Miami additionally out-rebounded Philadelphia 46-36 and sported a 26-11 serve-to-turnover ratio.

The 76ers had a gamble to now now not decrease than gain this a game after slicing the Warmth lead to 81-66 by the quit of the third quarter, but Miami opened the fourth on a 20-4 toddle in the first 4: 05.

By that level, the starters on all sides had been performed for the evening.

The most productive appropriate news for Philadelphia is that the season is now now not over appropriate yet. Game 6 will purchase effect again dwelling at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET. If Philadelphia wins, Game 7 will trip down in Miami on Sunday.

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