Philadelphia 76ers eliminated from playoff contention

Tuesday March 1st, 2016

Just two days after the Golden State Warriors became the fastest team to ever clinch a playoff berth, the Philadelphia 76ers were eliminated from playoff contention.

With a 116–108 loss to the Washington Wizards on Monday night, the 76ers fell to 8–51 and assured a fourth straight season without a postseason berth.

The team last appeared in the postseason under coach Doug Collins after the 2011–12 season, falling to the Boston Celtics in seven games in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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The Sixers have gone a combined 45–178 since the start of the 2013–14 season.

– Kenny Ducey

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