BASKETBALL DIARY: Philadelphia 87, Chicago 88

THE AGONY OF DEFEAT: 76ers vs. Bulls, Wachovia Center, Last Night [FLICKR]

UPI — PHILADELPHIA Kirk Hinrich sank a jump shot with 26.7 seconds left Wednesday night as the Chicago Bulls rallied to edge Philadelphia, 88-87. Philadelphia shot 72 percent from the floor to build a 28-18 lead after the first quarter, and continued to lead by 50-42 at the half. The lead was 72-62 after the third quarter, but Chicago finally forged ahead in the final 12 minutes to snap to Sixers seven-game home winning streak.

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