Found February 04, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers won a game they were "supposed to win" Monday night, in the estimation of coach Doug Collins. But they lost a player they could ill afford to lose. Spencer Hawes had 21 points and a season-high 14 rebounds, as the Sixers sent the short-handed Orlando Magic to its 10th straight loss, 78-61, at the Wells Fargo Center. But the Sixers lost forward Thaddeus Young to a strained left hamstring in the second quarter. Young, the team's second-leading scorer and top rebounder, suffered the injury while diving for a loose ball near the Philadelphia bench. "He's going to be out for a while," Collins said. "It's huge," Hawes said of the injury. "Thad does so much for this team on both ends of the floor, (and) in the locker room. ... You can't just replace someone like that, what he brings every night, so we're going to have to figure out as a team how we're going to be able to compensate for ...
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