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Pacers Top 76ers, Win Fourth Straight

Granger scores 30 with 12 boards to keep slim playoff hopes alive

(Newser) - Danny Granger had 30 points and 12 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers kept their slim Eastern Conference playoff hopes alive with an 85-76 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. Indiana won its fourth straight, and entered Friday trailing No. 8 Atlanta, but still likely needs to win its final... More »

Feisty Philly Stuns Boston With Late Run

The A.I. they didn't trade has monster 4th quarter as Celts go cold

(Newser) - The Celtics were on top for all of three quarters, but a surging 76ers team put together a 19-0 run in the fourth and shocked Boston in a chippy 95-90 game. The Sixers' Andre Iguodala produced a fantastic show, notching 13 of his 28 points in the final stanza, thrice... More »

Young Coming of Age in Sixers Win Over Bucks

Toronto bests Seattle, preparing for road trip to face West's best

(Newser) - Perhaps folks were a bit too critical of Philly’s first-round draft pick Thaddeus Young. The 19 year-old rookie scored 22 points tonight, leading the Sixers to victory over the Bucks, 119-97. In his last four games Young has averaged 16.5 PPG, nine over his season-average, reports the Philadelphia... More »

Knicks Hear 'Fire Isiah' in Road Blowout

Sixers trounce them by 40 in Philly, after Cheeks gets contract extension

(Newser) - Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks received a one-year contract extension, then a commanding 124-84 victory over defense-averse New York. The 76ers started hot and didn't look back, leading 37-17 after the first quarter and 100-54 near the end of the third. Their 14 first-half steals were a franchise record. More »

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