Sixers win their third straight but not without a loss
The Sixers tied their longest winning streak of the season with a third consecutive W but in winning 78 to 61 over the magic. They also suffered a huge loss Thaddeus Young going out with 546 to play in the second quarter because of a left hamstring strain. Is not good but the Sixers will be minus fifteen points and seven and a half rebounds for the immediate future will call for. For loose ball he and 89. Sort of got tied up a little bit -- that got a little bit pushed. He looked like his foot I don't know -- is just slipped or something I don't know there was little wet spot or whatever but. -- that the one guarantee in the dive for those loose balls who plays himself out and before she got her on the play. It's tough to see someone go down especially. On current group of players not a -- in the whole thing but I saw. You know -- gone after it and you know roots it's going to be hard you know you can't just replace someone like that what he brings every night. And so you know we're gonna have to figure out the team how we're gonna do to you know -- -- we lose without his presence out there. In fact young accidents Lavoy Allen and Spencer Hawes both stepped up. Allen scored ten points and grabbed six rebounds Spencer Hawes had a season high fourteen rebounds to go with this team high 21 points. There'll -- minutes to be earned for whom ever wants to grab the opportunity. Somebody has got to step up and obviously you wouldn't -- managing that -- brings everybody stepped up. A lot better. And I think on their confidence is going to -- a big lift. -- -- BA's vice president of player good nice and -- played really know really really didn't think so. -- -- haven't come together even more. The -- been very active defensively. And Doug -- in the right spots rebounding the ball. Looking to be aggressive on the offensive enemy had three blocked shots tonight so community game were you know we really struggled to score our defense you know really did the job force. The Sixers beat a magic team that is decimated by injuries. But the Sixers were just three of twenty from long range and they went to the foul line for only five free throw attempts for the entire game in the Sixers locker room Deion CSN Philly dot com.
Dei Lynam breaks down the Sixers' losing Thaddeus Young to a hamstring injury in their 78-61 win over the Magic. 2/4/2013