Philadelphia 76ers Team Report – March 9
=== Philadelphia 76ers Team Report – March 9 ===
(Sports Network) – The Philadelphia 76ers try to win their third straight
contest tonight, as they visit the Chicago Bulls at the United Center.
The 76ers are expected to be without All-Star guard Allen Iverson for the
second straight game. Iverson is suffering from a right knee injury.
Philadelphia is 6-13 without the Georgetown product this season.
This is the fourth and final meeting of the season between the two clubs.
Philadelphia has been victorious in the three prior meetings, winning twice at
the Wachovia Center and once in Chicago.
The road team has won 10 of the last 16 contests in this series. Philadelphia
has won six of its last seven contests with the Bulls.
Philadelphia is in 11th place in the Eastern Conference, two games out of a
playoff spot. On Monday, Greg Buckner scored a season-high 20 points off the
bench, as the 76ers earned a 97-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at the
Eric Snow had 17 points and 12 assists for the Sixers, who erased a 20-point
deficit for their second win in a row. Zendon Hamilton had a season-high 19
points and nine rebounds, while Kenny Thomas chipped in 14 points and 15
rebounds in the win.
Philadelphia is 3-6 in Tuesday games this season.
The 76ers, who play five of their next six on the road, are just 10-22 as the
visitor this season.