NBA Playoff Recap: Heat Singe Hornets, 106-73, To Win Series
Goran Dragic scored 25 points and the Heat routed the Charlotte Hornets, 106-73, in the decisive Game 7 of the teams’ best-of-seven, first-round NBA playoff series in Miami on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, the Heat advanced to face the winner of the Toronto-Indiana series in the Eastern Conference semifinals starting Tuesday.
Miami never trailed on Sunday, racing out to an 11-point lead after one quarter and extending the margin throughout the game. Gerald Green added 16 points for the Heat, while teammate Luol Deng scored 15.
Frank Kaminsky led Charlotte with 12 points. Hornets' guard Kemba Walker shot just 3-for-16 from the field for a disappointing nine points on the game.
2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs: First Round
(3) Miami Heat vs. (6) Charlotte Hornets
Sun, April 17: Miami 123, Charlotte 91
Wed, April 20: Miami 115, Charlotte 103
Sat, April 23: Charlotte 96, Miami 80
Mon, April 25: Charlotte 89, Miami 85
Wed, April 27: Charlotte 90, Miami, 88
Fri, April 29: Miami 97, Charlotte 90
Sun, May 1: Miami 106, Charlotte 73
Miami wins, 4-3