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Wednesday, March 19th (All times Eastern)

Chicago Bulls (37-30) at Philadelphia 76ers (15-52), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia 76ers may want to keep Tony Wroten in the starting lineup to provide a boost in the offense.

The 76ers could actually try anything right now to keep them from extending a franchise-record 21-game losing streak and will resume action Wednesday versus the Chicago Bulls at Wells Fargo Center.

Since a buzzer-beating 95-94 victory at Boston on Jan. 29, the Sixers have dropped 21 in a row and the trend continued with Monday's 99-90 loss at Indiana. Thaddeus Young led the visitors with 23 points and both Wroten and Hollis Thompson scored 17 points.

Wroten is averaging 18.3 points in 14 games as a starter.

Michael Carter-Williams finished with 15 points, a career-high tying 13 rebounds and five assists for Philadelphia, losers in nine straight on the road. The Sixers had 19 turnovers and shot 43 percent, and are averaging a league-high 17.4 turnovers this season (18.6 in last 9).

Philadelphia's current skid is the fifth longest in NBA history and is five away from matching the 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers' record of 26.

"We look at it again (as) just another layer of learning and trying to forge our way through this season," first-year Sixers head coach Brett Brown said.

Brown's squad has lost a team-record 16 in a row at home and 22 of the last 24 games in south Philly. The last win in front of the home crowd was versus Charlotte on Jan. 15.

The Sixers, who have an 8-27 home mark and will host New York Friday night, are allowing an NBA-worst 110.7 points this season and face a Bulls team that is second in the league on defense, allowing 92.3 ppg. Chicago's offense, though, is last in the NBA with an average of 93.3 ppg.

Chicago is back on the road for two straight games against Philadelphia and Indiana, and hopes to improve its playoff positioning Wednesday.

The Bulls are fourth in the Eastern Conference -- just a half-game behind Toronto -- and split a recent six-game homestand, which culminated with Monday's 97-85 loss to Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Durant, the NBA's leading scorer, posted 35 points and 12 rebounds.

"Durant is tough to guard," Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said. "You have to guard him with your team."

Taj Gibson's 16 points off the bench led the Bulls, while Jimmy Butler followed with 13 points and Carlos Boozer added 12 and 11 rebounds. Joakim Noah had nine points and grabbed 12 boards in the loss.

Chicago shot just 34.5 percent, but kept its turnovers to just six and owns a 25-12 record since the calendar turned. Still, the Bulls failed to make it three straight victories.

The Bulls, who have a big game in Indiana Friday night, aim to improve their 16-17 road ledger against the Sixers and the two teams have split a pair of meetings this season. Chicago took the last matchup 103-78 on Jan. 18 and has prevailed in six of the past seven games in this series.

Chicago and Philadelphia have split the last 12 encounters in the Keystone State, and the Sixers are 65-34 all-time as the host.

03/19 10:25:01 ET

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Local
Half
PHI 46
CHA 66
 
Half
PHI 46
CHA 66
 
Half
ORL 43
UTA 49
 
2nd
CLE 26
BRK 33
 
2nd
BOS 29
MIN 28
 
2nd
DET 37
TOR 28
 
2nd
MIA 25
WAS 29
 
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MEM
CHI
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SAN
POR
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DEN
LAC
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LAL
OKC
Final
YOUNG 92
WILB 71
 
Final
TULA 56
JST 49
 
Final
RAD 76
SIENA 66
 
2nd
BUCK 53
CASEWEST 45
 
2nd
LIB 55
CPNC 39
 
2nd
SCAR 33
CLEM 32
 
2nd
CMICH 55
CONC 36
 
2nd
MIAMI 25
EKENT 27
 
2nd
GWEBB 60
HIWASSEE 45
 
2nd
ODU 36
MDES 28
 
Half
BUF 38
NIAG 28
 
2nd
KSU 32
NCAT 25
 
2nd
FAM 35
UNF 45
 
2nd
NORST 47
NARZ 30
 
2nd
DART 39
NILL 28
 
2nd
MORE 37
NKENTUCKY 53
 
2nd
UCSB 51
SDCHR 35
 
Half
STJ 18
GAELS 33
 
Half
ALA 34
STILL 21
 
2nd
HAMP 33
TENST 25
 
2nd
TENN 35
TENT 38
 
2nd
WMARY 60
WSHMD 23
 
1st
MERC 26
COOK 11
 
1st
FLGC 26
FUR 23
 
1st
CALST 24
SDKST 28
 
1st
MTST 0
CHAT 0
 
1st
NDAK 0
DICKINSON 0
 
1st
LAMON 0
LSUALEX 0
 
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PRIN
LIP
 
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LAM
MLGN
 
1st
MINN 0
SEAT 0
 
1st
LOYC 1
SUTAH 0
 
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SELA
WINT
 
1st
SILL 0
NO 0
 
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MARQ
ALAAM
 
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DEN
COLST
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CAL
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UTEP
ARZ
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CHAM
HAW
 
2nd
NJD 2
TAM 0
 
1st
OTT 2
ANA 0
 
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DET 1
NYI 1
 
1st
WIN 0
BOS 0
 
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CAL
DAL