Posted March 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Philadelphia 76ers have seen their faint playoff hopes fade even further during a miserable stretch that includes a loss to the Orlando Magic. The 76ers will try to avenge that defeat and snap their longest road losing streak in 25 seasons in Sunday's rematch with the Magic. Philadelphia lost for the 11th time in 12 games Friday, falling 102-93 at Miami. The 76ers (23-38) led by as many as nine points in the third quarter, but the Heat went on a 17-4 run in the final period en route to their 17th consecutive win. "Every loss stings at this point in the season. We've just got to keep fighting and keep trying to find our way," said Thaddeus Young, who had a team-best 25 points on 12-of-15 shooting. "We've got to move on to the next game. At the end of the day, we have a job to do. We've still got to go out there and try to win games." Philadelphia's 12 consecutive road losses - its longest such skid since a franchise-worst 20 straight ro...
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