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76ers finally have reason to smile after getting first win
76ers finally have reason to smile after getting first win

They slowly formed a circle around each other, seemingly unsure of what to do, finally every one of the Philadelphia 76ers smiling and laughing. The 76ers had just avoided making the wrong kind of history, getting their first win of the season with an 85-77 victory over the equally-hapless Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday night. Philadelphia had lost its first 17 games, but mercifully for the players, the 76ers  didn’t tie the NBA record for the worst start to a season -- an 0-18 start by the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets. There hadn’t been much to smile about in Philadelphia all season, but now the players were happy and hugged each other, even if they are just 1-17. It...

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