Celtics Will Play Heat After Miami Eliminates Sixers

Wade scores 26, Heat advance past Philly 97-91

By TIM REYNOLDS
AP Sports Writer
      MIAMI (AP) – Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh added 22
points and 11 rebounds, and the Miami Heat advanced to the Eastern
Conference semifinals by topping Philadelphia 97-91 on Wednesday
night and ousting the 76ers in five games.
      Mario Chalmers scored 20 points off the bench and LeBron James
finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Miami.
Joel Anthony made a pair of free throws with 16.8 seconds left for
the Heat, who will face Boston starting Sunday afternoon in Miami.
      It's the first series win for the Heat since the 2006 NBA
finals.
      Andre Iguodala and Elton Brand each scored 22 points for
Philadelphia, which got 13 from Thaddeus Young, 12 from Jodie Meeks
and 10 from Jrue Holiday.
      
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