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Sixers-Hawks Reaction Thread: Two Losses In One Night

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The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Atlanta Hawks 95-79 tonight at the Philips Arena. No winning streak, no cheap pizza, and more importantly... no more Brandon Davies.

This pass was probably a turnover. MCW only had like 23,000 of them tonight.
This pass was probably a turnover. MCW only had like 23,000 of them tonight.
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Let's get the business out of the way first: The Philadelphia 76ers' one-game winning streak is no more after a 95-79 loss at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks. Former Sixer/current cold-blooded three-point marksman Kyle Korver scored a relatively effortless 17 points on 6-for-11 shooting (5-for-7 from beyond the arc). Hawks' forward DeMarre Carroll also had 17 points to go along with his 11 rebounds. Atlanta outrebounded the Sixers 52-39 on the evening, and numbers like that usually lead to a victory.

Alexey Shved led the Sixers in scoring with 13, which tells you all that you need to know about the team's offensive output tonight. Michael Carter-Williams nearly got a quadruple-double the hard way (or a quadruple-trouble, as Zach Harper of CBS Sports would call it) with eight points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and nine turnovers.

But forget about the score and the (somewhat) pertinent details for a moment: The Sixers suffered an even bigger loss tonight than the one in the standings. During the game, a WojBomb was dropped and we learned that perennial charge-taker Brandon Davies was shipped to the Brooklyn Nets for Andrei Kirilenko and a 2nd-round draft pick in 2020.

More on the trade and the game in a few. Feel free to react to the news below. Let's all console one another in our time of need.