On Chris Webber's 32nd birthday it was Allen Iverson who was having all the fun. While Webber was in foul trouble all night and eventually fouled out, Iverson had 45 by the end of the third and finished with 48.
The Bucks were down by at least 20 but managed to fight back to make the Sixers sweat a little. The Sixers held the Bucks off to win by 7 and end a three game losing skid. This was the Sixers first of six games in eight days. They play Vince Carter, Jason Kidd and the New Jersey Nets at the Wack in Philly on Wednesday night.
The NBA has determined a new date for the Sixers home game against the Kings, which was postponed on Nov. 30 because of unsafe playing conditions on the court.
The game has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. This will create back-to-backs for both teams.
The Sixers are playing in Chicago on Jan. 29. They will play consecutive games against the Bulls and Kings, then have a road back-to-back against the Mavericks and Spurs on Feb. 1 and 2.
The Kings will be on what is now an eight-game road trip. They will play a back-to-back against the Rockets the next night in Houston.