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Derrick Rose blocks and breaks Andre Miller's ankles (via DRose1Bulls)

The Bulls, a bad road team, coming off a their circus trip, came into Philadelphia tonight and beat down the struggling Sixers. The Sixers are a bad, bad team right now. Like a handful of other games this season, they built themselves a nice lead in the first quarter (13) and went downhill from there.

The problems remain the same and I'm not going to continue to point them out each and every night. If you really want to know why they lose games like this, read any of the past couple recaps.

If you didn't catch the game, check out the first half-highlights via NBA.com. You'll get to see Derrick Rose own Andre Miller on offense and defense. Speaking of Derrick Rose, he is incredible. I really wish we had a point guard, or a player for that matter of his caliber. He was poised, made all the right decisions and sprinkled in some spectacular plays. He's only a rookie and almost single-handedly led his team to a victory tonight.

Ben Gordon and Drew Gooden also looked like all-stars tonight. Larry Hughes caught the ball at the 3-point line and was able to make himself a sandwich before shooting. Perimeter D anyone?

The Sixers will get another shot at the Bulls in Chicago on Tuesday night and I don't see anything that leads me to believe they'll win. This team is very depressing right now, and I hate to beat the dead horse, but they need a changechangechange!

 

Player of the Game: Elton Brand

Box score

Record: 7-10

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