The Flyers took on the Tampa Bay Lightning last night looking to bounce back after Monday night's 3-1 loss to the Panthers. The Lightning jumped out to a 3-0 lead thanks to two Victor Hedman goals. With time winding down in the third period, Vinny Lecavalier scored for the Flyers to make it 3-1. Mark Streit responded 40 seconds later making it a 3-2 game but Tampa responded with an empty-netter to beat the Flyers 4-2. More here.
The 76ers took on the Orlando Magic last night looking to break-free of their troubles in Orlando but no such luck. Former Sixers center Nikola Vucevic poured in 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for the Magic. Evan Turner was two assists shy of a triple double with 17 points and 11 rebounds.Michael Carter-Williams put up 23 points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assists but the Sixers fell 105-94. More here.
The Sixers officially announced today that they will be retiring Allen Iverson's number 3 on March 1st, 2014 against the Washington Wizards. Iverson officially retired from the NBA at the Wells Fargo Center on October 30th prior to the 76ers upset of the Miami Heat. More here.