Lavoy Allen had 11 points and Evan Turner 10 for the Sixers. With Andrew Bynum out the entire preseason as a precaution after receiving knee treatment in Germany, the Sixers are mixing up their frontcourt rotation. Hawes, their starting forward came, off the bench and made six of 10 shots.
Young and Allen started and combined for 11 rebounds and 12-of-21 shooting. Nick Young scored 14 points.
The Sixers dominated the third quarter to stretch a seven-point lead to 21. They closed the period on a 9-0 run and hit the 100-point mark with 4:50 left in the game.
Marc Stein provides an update on the status of Steph Curry, who is unlikely to play in Game 2 against the Trail Blazers. Stein also notes that Curry said he was optimistic he could have a shot to play in Game 3.
After staving off elimination in the game before, the Heat seized control of this one from the get-go and moved on in the East playoffs.
While the Hornets do not have a series victory to show for their efforts, the work Steve Clifford did to get Charlotte to this point is impressive.