Train Keeps Rolling: Sixers Top Bulls 121-99

Miller dishes 18 assists as NBA's hottest team continues playoff push
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 27, 2008 12:18 AM CDT
Philadelphia 76ers' Andre Iguodala scores against the Chicago Bulls during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 26, 2008, in Philadelphia.    (AP Photo/H. Rumph, Jr.)
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(Newser) – The red-hot 76ers outscored the Bulls 30-2 on the fast break and ran them out of Philadelphia. The 121-99 win gives Philadelphia three in a row and makes them winners in 11 of their last 13 and 19 of their last 24.  Andre Miller distributed the ball brilliantly, notching 18 assists to lead the win, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Sixers, who many thought would miss the playoffs this year, could conceivably host a postseason series; they trail Cleveland for the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference by a mere three games. Andre Iguodala, Thaddeus Young, and Lou Williams all reached the 20-point mark for Philadelphia. The lone dark spot on the day was Iguodala’s continued free-throw shooting woes, as he made just 3-of-9.