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07:51 AM ET 01.10 | On back-to-back nights, everything seemed OK for the Sixers until the third quarter -- that's when the Nets, on Tuesday, scored 18 of the first 20 points in a 20-point loss. Wednesday night in Toronto, the Sixers and Raptors were tied midway through the third. That's when Toronto put together a 22-12 run to end the quarter. ... If there is an answer, or even the smallest of hints, as to how to end this skid the team is currently enduring, coach Doug Collins can't seem to figure it out. He has changed his rotation, as Nick Young played just 4 minutes up to the midway point of the fourth quarter on Wednesday and Damien Wilkins was getting significant time. Collins has tried switching defenses, ridden a variety of players at the offensive end, but . . .

Philadelphia Daily News

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January 10, 2013  08:13 AM ET

That's what happens when you come up against the Might Raptors

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January 10, 2013  08:44 AM ET
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That's what happens when you come up against the Might Raptors

I honestly was just about to say that.

January 10, 2013  08:46 AM ET
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Collins is not a good coachTeam fell apart down.the stretch last year too

Don't blame the coach when you know what the real problem is;

They fell apart out of fear in playing the MIGHTY RAPTORS!

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January 10, 2013  11:45 AM ET

What Goes Up Must Come Down, Bros.

January 10, 2013  12:52 PM ET
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"you could be looking at the 2015/2016 Raptors as the greatest team in the history of the league"

Finally starting to agree with us

 
January 10, 2013  12:53 PM ET
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"you could also be looking at the 2015/2016 OKC Thunder as the greatest team in the history of the league"

Fixed that for ya...smdh

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