Allen Iverson didn't need to drop 50 on the Raptors in Game 7. His teammates more than picked up the scoring slack - and Vince Carter's fallaway jumper at the final horn missed - as the Sixers took the 88-87 win at First Union Center. Philadelphia moves on to the Eastern Conference Finals to face Milwaukee. Iverson dished 16 dimes, mostly to Aaron McKie (22 points), Jumaine Jones (16)and Eric Snow (13). Leo Rautins:Despite loss, great season for Raptors My Highlights:56k | 230k | 450k NBA.com TV highlights:28.8+ |
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Tyrone Hill solves the mystery of what the players say to each other while shaking hhands after a game and shares his favorite Sixers memory in answers to a selection of fan e-mails. More answers from Hill:May 1 | April 24 E-mail a question to Tyrone Hill
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The Sixers and the Raptors each feature one of the league's hottest young superstars, who will most likely put up their usual big numbers. The winner will be determined by who steps up to complement Allen Iverson or Vince Carter and NBA.com analyst Chris Ford has a preview of the semifinal series.
Want to see who gets the better hand in an Iverson-Carter duel? Check out how the Sixers and the Raptors fared in their season series. Get recaps, box scores, video highlights and series leaders in our Head-to-Head Breakdown.
Everyone knows the fangs of the Raptors belong to Vince Carter, but the rest of the team has some bite as well. See how they plan to munch on the Sixers with an animated diagram from the Raptors' playbook.
How They Got Here
Check out the first-round series pages and take an in-depth look at how the 76ers and the Raptors reached the second round.
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Immediately after wrapping up the Game 5 victory over the Knicks, Raptors forward Jerome Williams gave the scoop on the Raptors' new headbands and how the Oakley/Carter controversy affected the team in answers to fan e-mails.
Allen Iverson scored 21 in Game 7. Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE Photos