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Saturday, November 23rd (All times Eastern)

Philadelphia 76ers (6-8) at Indiana Pacers (11-1), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia 76ers were the last team to beat the Indians Pacers on their own floor and will try for another road win in this series Saturday from Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Indiana suffered a 105-95 home loss to the Sixers back on April 17 and has responded with six straight wins as the host this season. The Pacers went 2-1 on a recent road trip through three major cities, Chicago, New York and Boston, and recorded a 97-82 victory Friday against the Celtics.

Paul George scored 27 points and both David West and Luis Scola finished with 17 for a Pacers squad that shot 46.9 percent and tallied 30 points off 23 Boston turnovers. Indiana had a 41-31 edge on the glass and outscored the hosts, 25-8, in the third quarter.

"I'm really proud of our guys' effort, particularly in the second half, particularly in the third quarter, how we buckled down on the defensive end. Our starters, as a unit, have a gear defensively that they can reach that's pretty special. They hit that in the third and took control of the game." said Pacers head coach Frank Vogel.

The Pacers are an Eastern Conference-best 11-1 this season and will also host Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves on this quick homestand.

Philadelphia put an end to its season-high four-game losing streak with a 115-107 overtime triumph versus the Milwaukee Bucks Friday night at Well Fargo Center.

The Sixers erased a 10-point deficit in the final two minutes and Spencer Hawes nailed a 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left to send the game into an extra period. Evan Turner scored eight of his 27 points in OT and the Sixers posted a 13-5 difference in the frame.

Hawes ended with 27 points on 11-of-16 shooting and made 3-of-6 3-pointers, none bigger than his contest triple at the end of regulation. James Anderson and rookie Michael Carter-Williams scored 12 points apiece and the first-year player added 11 assists for the 76ers, who won for the first time since needing overtime to beat Houston on Nov. 13.

"We were very lucky. Spencer got us to where we needed to go, and Evan took us home," said Sixers coach Brett Brown.

Philadelphia shot a season-high 57 percent, but a committed a season-worst 26 turnovers, leading to 28 Milwaukee points. The Sixers are still the worst team defensively, allowing 109.6 points per game.

76ers guard Tony Wroten left the game in the second half with a lower back issue and could miss Saturday's game in Indiana. Wroten is averaging 12.6 ppg. Forward Thaddeus Young missed his second straight game while on leave from the Sixers for personal reasons. Expect Young to be out again Saturday.

The Sixers look to stop a four-game road losing streak and will also visit the Orlando Magic.

Philadelphia and Indiana split four meetings last season.

11/23 10:25:54 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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