Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/2/12
The Philadelphia 76ers are wondering what it will take to get proper recognition after beating a pair of Eastern Conference heavyweights. A rare win over the Miami Heat could do the trick. Atlantic Division-leading Philadelphia seeks a fifth straight victory when it hosts Miami on Friday night. The 76ers (16-6) followed a 74-69 win over Orlando on Monday by knocking off East-leading Chicago 98-82 on Wednesday. They've won 14 games by at least 10 points and lead the NBA allowing an average of 85.9 points. Only four of their wins, though, have come against teams with a record currently above .500, prompting some to question their solid start. "'Who've you beat?' I heard that. 'Inferior teams,' I heard that," said coach Doug Collins, whose team is 12-2 at home. Andre Iguodala, who scored 19 points and added nine rebounds versus the Bulls, has heard the grumblings, too. "I don't think we've gotten the respect yet from the outside," Iguodala said. "We're starting to get there." C...
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