Ok, so the 76ers lost five of their last eight games before heading to the playoffs, however these were all close games.
Brandon Jennings scored nine of his 13 points in overtime and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 93-87 on Saturday night.
Marcus Thornton scored 32 points and former Philadelphia center Samuel Dalembert made two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime to give the Sacramento Kings a 114-111 win over the 76ers on Sunday.
The Philadelphia 76ers didn’t treat Blake Griffin too kindly on his 22nd birthday, forcing him to miss his first six shots and holding him to 14 points on 3 for 12 shooting before he fouled out for the third time this season.
Elton Brand and Lou Williams scored 16 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers moved above .500 for the first time this season with a 95-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.
The Philadelphia 76ers have had several players emerge as the team turned things around here during the 2010-2011 campaign, and one of them is second-year guard Jodie Meeks.
Jodie Meeks had a lot of fun at the Charlotte Bobcats’ expense. Meeks scored a career-high 26 points, 20 in a big first-quarter run, to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Bobcats 109-91 on Saturday night.
Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, LeBron James added 20 and the Miami Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-90 on Friday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.