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James Harden isn't what he used to be, but he's what the Sixers needed

Tobias Harris would usually have more to say, but he was trying to take it easy on his windpipe after absorbing an inadvertent Bam Adebayo elbow to the neck in the second half of the Philadelphia 76ers' 116-108 win against the Miami Heat in Sunday's Game 4 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Harris just got to the heart of the matter when asked about James Harden's 31-point night, including 16 of the Sixers' 27 points in the decisive fourth quarter.

"What we need him to do on a nightly basis is what he does," Harris said in a raspy voice.