Game 1: Heat 97, 76ers 89
Chris Bosh lead both teams in scoring with 25 points, while LeBron James scored 21 points and Dwyane Wade had 17.
Thaddeus Young came off the Philadelphia bench to score a team-high 20 points for the 76ers, while Jrue Holiday had 19 points and Elton Brand added 17 points.
Both teams shot just above 41 percent, but the Heat blasted the 76ers on the boards with 51 rebounds and at the free throw line by sinking 31 of 39 free throw attempts. The 76ers finished the game with 39 rebounds and only 12 points from the charity stripe.