By George Remaily
The Sixers did not play their best game of the season but their defense was the difference in the game. The Sixers on Monday night were playing in the middle of a three game stretch against the top teams in the Eastern Conference. The Sixers in front of a crowd of 16,299 at the Wells Fargo Center defeated the Orlando Magic, 74-69 and showed the fans and the media that they are to be taken for real as a team.
The Sixers did not have one of their better nights on the offensive side of the ball but they did play excellent defense on the night. In fact the Sixers point total on Monday night was their lowest they have point up all season. Even so the team still found a way to win the game and if you are a good team you do find a way to win a game when you are not playing your best game. The Sixers field goal percentage on the night was 37.5 percent. They shot 30 for 80 not a great percentage by any means. The Sixers moved their record to 15-6 on the season, which leads the Atlantic Division.
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