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LINKPHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Superstar Allen Iverson and the Philadelphia 76ers will try to reclaim the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference as they host the Boston Celtics on Friday.
Iverson scored 26 points and Chris Webber contributed 23, 10 rebounds and seven assists but it wasn't enough to keep the Sixers from dropping a 99-92 decision to Chicago, which moved into eighth place in the East with the win.
Philadelphia, which has lost its last two games, fell just a half-game out of the final spot with Wednesday's defeat.
All-Star swingman Paul Pierce had 29 points and Delonte West added 15 for Boston, which dropped a 108-91 decision to Washington on Wednesday.
The Celtics, who are 11-27 on the road, are still in the hunt for a postseason berth but will need some help as they're four games behind with only seven left to play.
It's obvious how important this game is, but who knows if the sixers care? Boston might be alot more motivated.