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Philly's Michael Carter-Williams and Orlando's Victor Oladipo both have triple-doubles. Both rookies.
Tis a final. 76ers 126, Magic 125. Double OT.
Sixers win 126-125
Victor Oladipo also a triple-double, 26 p, 10 r, 10 a. He & Michael Carter-Williams are first rookies to record triple-doubles this season.
Sure, put another second on the clock. What's the worst that could happen?
triple-double for Oladipo. 26, 10 and 10
Anderson just missed 2 Fts with 9.8 seconds left and the Sixers leading 125-122
MCW gets his first career triple double: 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. The Sixers lead 125-120 in the double-overtime
MCW's assist gives him a triple-double, Young's bucket gives the Sixers a 125-120 lead with 1:01 to go.
27, 12 and 10 for MCW.
MCW with his 10th assist and 1st career triple-double.
MCW gets the triple-double.
Let's review all of the plays, guys.
The Sixers just cleared the lane for MCW, so he drives ... and kicks? I'm missing something.
Hollis Thompson dives for the miss by Hawes, & the Sixers call the timeout. They'll have a fresh shot clock, and a 3-pt lead with 1:42 to go
That's a great play by Thompson coming up what that fumble, er, loose ball. Sixers up 3 with ball, 1:42 left
Afflalo has a game-high 40 points. Carter-Williams leads the Sixers with 27 points
Double overtime AND the refs are watching a replay endlessly. No one gives a shit about deadlines.
76ers play Hard Knock Life over the PA. Orphan Annie kind, not Jay-Z.
Glen Davis is out of control, just heaving up ugly shots. He's played 49 minutes. The man is toast.
MCW needs an assist and Oladipo needs a board for dueling triple-doubles
MCW needs one assist for triple double, Oladipo needs one rebound
In recent OT games, Brett Brown has said he looks to Evan Turner as the playmaker. So...what now?
Turner just fouled out on a would-be layup with 4:44 left in the double overtime. BAD CALL
that's 6 on Turner. Ref Marc Davis, up for the Violet Palmer mantle, finally got him.
Turner just fouled out. He really doesn't get help on a lot of calls, but his attitude contributes to that.
Evan Turner just fouled out.
Sixers... Magic... Any predictions as to how the second OT goes down?
double OT. Still shorter than nine innings.
Double OT in Philly. 76ers 118, Magic 118. Do fans get 2 free Big Macs if Sixers hit 200?
More free basketball.
Magic ball with 1.0 left in OT. Score tied at 118
So that went well for the Sixers.
Arron Afflalo's three foul shots tied it at 118-all. Afflalo has 40 points. 4. 0.
He makes all three. Game tied at 118
That's 40 points for Afflalo. 118-118. 12.1 to go. And a horrible foul by Turner.
Horrible foul by Turner.
Evan Turner with a mind-numbing foul against Arron Afflalo from beyond the 3-point line. Afflalo with three chances. Needs all three to tie
Oh boy! Turner called for foul on Afflalo 3 attempt with 12.1 seconds let in overtime.
Orlando rookie Victor Oladipo is 1 rebound shy of a triple-double with 22.4 secs left.
Afflalo 3-point play gives him career-high 37 points and pulls Magic within 2.
Arron Afflalo with career high 37. Sixers up 2 with 1:10 to play
Afflalo has a career-high with 37 points.
Thaddeus Young's 3-pointer makes it 111-109 with 1:50 to go in OT
Turner gives Sixers a 108-106 lead with 3:29 left in OT
Don't look now, but Spencer Hawes has two (count 'em, two) rebounds in 33 minutes.
The Phillies get RHP Brad Lincoln from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz and left-hander Rob Rasmussen
Orlando's Glen Davis was 6 for 40 in his career on 3s and hadn't made one since the 2011-12 season.
so long, Erik Kratz.
Dirty looks falling all over me from press row for mentioning overtime earlier. The clasic jinx. I apologize to all.
Overtime. Turner misses shot at the buzzer. 104-104
Evan Turner misses a shot as time expired. OT-bound, with Sixers and Magic knotted at 104.
Turners misses at the horn. OT. 76ers 104, Magic 104.
Best part of this job? Having 5 rows of fans stand so I can watch on the videoboard.
Sixers call timeout with 12 seconds left.
Davis drains a 3 to knot the score at 104 with 18.4 left.
Sixers have ball with 12 seconds to go and game tied. I say Hawes gets a jumper somewhere, tho Young speed against Davis is good, too.
Big Baby hits his first three-pointer since April of 2012. Tied up.
Big Baby's first 3 of the year. Magic 104, 76ers 104. 12 seconds left.
Glen Davis. 3-ball. It's 104-all, with 12 seconds left. Sixers ball.
After a Young driving layup Davis hits a three to tie it.
When did Arron Afflalo get this good? He's got 34 and pulls Magic to within one with 48.2 to go.
Oladipo needs a rebound and an assist for a triple-double.
MCW has a career-high 11 rebounds
Sixers lead 102-98 after MCW putback with 55.7 seconds left.
Sixers need to find some way to blow this game, right fans? MCW follow gives them 4 point lead with 55 seconds to go.
76ers hold on and Toronto loses, Philly will be tied for 1st in Atlantic.
Turner hits another foul shot to give the Sixers a 100-98 lead with 1:34 left.
Evan Turner hits the free Big Mac free throw for the 76ers. Oh, and a 100-98 lead.
yeah, like you people need another Big Mac.
Turner FT gives SIxers 100-98 lead with 1:34 to go. Big Macs for all the artery cloggers.
All five Sixers starters in double figures and James Anders has 13. Rest of team has 4.
Afflalo (31), Davis (26) and Oladipo (22) doing most of damage for Magic. They up 98-96 with 2:45 to go
Wow! The Magic lead 98-96 with 2:45 left
Someone want to defend Glen Davis? The big man is 12-for-17. His last bucket tied the game at 96-all.
Afflalo with 28 now and cuts Sixers lead to four. Turner with offensive foul. This game CAN'T go into overtime...
It might have taken Evan Turner, like, 17 dribbles to get that and-1. But the bucket + free throw gives the Sixers a 96-89 lead w/ 4:20 left
MCW keeps piling up the numbers. 17 pts, 10 rebounds, 5 assists
career-high 10 rebounds for MCW
Another wide open jumper for The Baby. He has 22. Sixers up by 93-89
Spencer Hawes clangs a 3 and Hollis Thompson knocks in a putback with an offensive rebound to boot. Sixers up, 93-89
17 and 10 for MCW. He also has 5 assists and 3 steals.
Glen Davis used to be such a fun guy. Seems to have a huge mean streak anymore.