In a heart-stopping clash, the Philadelphia 76ers clinched a dramatic 105-104 victory over the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament.

Led by Joel Embiid’s 23-points, 15-point performance, the 76ers sealed their fate as the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

The Sixers’ triumph sets the stage for an electrifying showdown against the second-seeded New York Knicks in the opening round of the playoffs.

Tyrese Maxey provided support for Embiid with 19 points and six assists, while Nicolas Batum contribut4ed significantly off the bench with 20 points and five rebounds.

Despite a valiant effort from the Heat, spearheaded by Tyler Herro’s 25 points, the 76ers emerged victorious in a thrilling back-and-forth battle.

Jimmy Butler added 19 points on 5-for-18 shooting, while Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 15 points off the bench.

The game was a rollercoaster of emotions, with momentum swinging in favor of both teams throughout the night.

Embiid’s clutch plays down the stretch, including a crucial go-ahead 3-pointer and a pivotal assist to Kelly Oubre Jr., proved instrumental in the Sixers’ victory.