The Philadelphia 76ers realize it's probably too late to make any sort of realistic playoff push, but a quick glance at their schedule shows they'll have some great opportunities for wins over the next week.
That far-from-intimidating stretch begins with Friday night's visit to Cleveland, where the Cavaliers are still trying to figure out how they blew a late 10-point lead en route to their sixth straight loss.
Philadelphia has the NBA's fourth-worst record (18-37) since the beginning of December, with only a 10-6 start keeping its extremely slim playoff hopes alive. The 76ers (28-43) are seven games behind eighth-place Milwaukee with 11 to play.
That deficit could have been even greater had Philadelphia not responded after blowing all of an 18-point second quarter lead to the Bucks on Wednesday. The 76ers found themselves trailing 87-83 with 8:42 left, but scored the next 15 points en route to a 100-92 win.
"It's a great feeling," Thaddeus Young to...