Simmons is averaging 19.3 points, 10.8 rebounds, 9.8 assists and 2.5 steals in the four postseason games.
The playoff experience of Ersan Ilyasova and JJ Redick helped the Sixers come back in the second half and take a 3-1 seres lead over Miami.
After the Sixers took a 3-1 lead on the Heat, future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade labeled the team "special."
Those years when ratings, spirits and victory totals were low, people tended to feel sorry for Zumoff. At the gym, he'd be asked how he could tolerate such suffering - trying to enliven 82 broadcasts for 76ers teams that, with a mostly unappealing cast of characters, won 18, 19, 10 games.
Ben Simmons finished with 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists as the Sixers took a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.
Hassan Whiteside is averaging just 3.7 points and 4.0 rebounds.
Justin Anderson thrives with physical style of play.
Sixers coach Brett Brown: "My history in this league and my experience in the playoffs says it's only going to get more [physical]."
Three Sixers observations heading into Game 4 of their first round series against the Heat.
Joel Embiid thinks he should be defensive player of the year, and Robert Covington and Ben Simmons are first-team All-NBA and all-defense candidates.
The Sixers reserve swingman got under Dwyane Wade's skin during Game 3.
"I said, 'What the (expletive) was that? That was so rude and inappropriate,' "
The Sixers drilled 18 three-pointers to match the franchise playoff record they had set in Game 1.