76ers Top Hawks, Wrap Up Playoff Spot

109-104 victory over the Hawks stops Atlanta's five-game win streak
By Lev Weinstein,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2008 12:15 AM CDT
Philadelphia 76ers guard Andre Miller leaves the floor with other teammates after their game against the Atlanta Hawks Friday. Philadelphia won 109-104 clinching a playoff spot.    ((AP Photo/John Amis))
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(Newser) – Andre Iguodala scored 30 points and Andre Miller had 23 to help the Philadelphia 76ers wrap up their first playoff spot in three years with a 109-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. Philadelphia, which stopped the Hawks' five-game winning streak, never trailed after Miller's layup made tied it at 67 with 3:09 left in the third.

Iguodala, who hit a 3-pointer in the final second of the third to make it 77-74, came within three of his season high. The Sixers have won two straight and 21 of 28. The teams will play again Saturday in Philadelphia, where the Sixers are 13-2 in the second game of back-to-backs.