CAMDEN, N.J. >> J.J. Redick has had no repercussions from the eye issue that worried him early in the Sixers’ Game 1 playoff win over the Heat.

“I feel fine,” Redick said after a walkthrough Sunday. “I feel fine.

After the game Redick said he lost vision in his left eye after a fall but that it didn’t result from a concussion. It was enough of a concern to warrant an examination by the medical staff.

Redick returned to the game and scored 28 points, matching his season high, to spark the Sixers to a 130-103 blowout of the Heat. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Monday at Wells Fargo Center.

“We protected our home court,” Redick said. “Doc Rivers used to always say a playoff series doesn’t really start until someone gets a road win. So, all we’ve done is protect home court for one game.”

Also on the medical front, the Sixers said Joel Embiid and guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot will sit out the second game.

Embiid is performing basketball activities but still isn’t all the way back from a broken orbital bone in his left eye. Embiid sustained the eye injury in a March 28 collision with rookie Markelle Fultz. The timetable for return was 2-to-4 weeks. It will be three weeks from the injury this Wednesday, although Embiid had surgery to repair the fracture March 31.

Luwawu-Cabarrot has patellar tendinitis in his right knee.


The Sixers’ 40 points in the fourth quarter against the Heat were their most in a postseason quarter since recording 46 on June 1, 2001 against the Bucks.


Ben Simmons collected 17 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds against the Heat.

It was the most assists by a rookie in a playoff game since Spud Webb got 18 on April 19, 1986.


Marco Belinelli’s 25 points are the most by a Sixer off the bench in a playoff game since Roy Hinson got 28 on April 26, 1987 against the Bucks.


Keep an eye on Sixers matchups with Josh Richardson Monday.

When Richardson was on the floor, the Heat was outscored by 30 points Saturday night.

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