After two quarters of play, the Miami Heat leads the Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 51-47 in Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers came into the game riding a four-game winning streak and have a 16-6 record, while the Heat, also with a 16-6 record, are looking to bounce back from a loss on the road against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Guard Jodie Meeks led the 76ers starting lineup with nine points in the first half. Andre Iguodala added eight and Jrue Holiday scored four. The team's leading scorer in the first half was Thaddeus Young, who came off the bench to score 11. Lou Williams added nine points, Evan Turner added four and Lavoy Allen scored two.
The Heat were led by Dwyane Wade, who scored 13 and LeBron James and Mario Chalmers, who each scored nine. Chris Bosh scored eight and Joel Anthony rounded out the starting lineup by adding two. Norris Cole added eight off the bench along with Mike Miller who added two.
For updates on the second half, check out the 76ers at Liberty Ballers, and the Heat at Peninsula Is Mightier.