Adebayo, Heat advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Bullock and Mavs force game seven
Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo (AP Photo/Morry Gash)(Morry Gash | AP)
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 12:34 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A couple former local high school stars continued their playoff push on Thursday night.

Former Northside-Pinetown star Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers 99-90 in game six of their series. Heat advance to the Eastern Conference Finals 4-2.

Bam had 10 points and eight rebounds in game six.

They face the winner of the Celtics and Bucks series.

The Dallas Mavericks forced a decisive game seven with the top seed Phoenix Suns. Former Kinston high star Reggie Bullock had 19 points and seven rebounds in the game six 113-86 win. Bullock got a pep talk from his mom before game six.

Mavs and Suns game seven is Sunday. Time is TBD.

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