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PHILADELPHIA -- The 76ers have fumbled their way toward the wrong kind of NBA history. Patrick Maroon Oilers Jersey . Amare Stoudemire had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Carmelo Anthony scored 21 and the New York Knicks won their eighth straight game, 93-92 over Philadelphia on Friday night, sending the Sixers to their 23rd straight loss. The Sixers have matched the Vancouver Grizzlies (1995-96), Denver Nuggets (1997-98) and Charlotte Bobcats (2011-12) for the second-longest single-season losing streak in NBA history. The Cleveland Cavaliers set the record of 26 consecutive losses in the 2010-11 season. The Sixers (15-54) would have to pull off an upset to avoid tying the record. Up next, three straight road games at Chicago, San Antonio and Houston. If the Sixers lose all three, the potential record 27th loss would come March 29 vs. Detroit. With 8.6 seconds left and the Sixers down 92-90, Sixers guard James Anderson mishandled the ball as he attempted to pass it to Thaddeus Young, and it bounced out of bounds. After Anthony hit 1 of 2 free throws, Michael Carter-Williams missed the tying 3-point attempt, and a putback at the buzzer made no difference in ending the streak. Tyson Chandler had 17 points for the Knicks, who are suddenly charging for a playoff spot. Carter-Williams, one of the few bright spots this season, led Philly with 22 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists. Young hit a 3-pointer with 32.5 seconds left, Philadelphias 40th attempt, that pulled the Sixers to 92-90 with 32.5 seconds left. He scored 21 points and the Sixers set a team mark with 41 3-point attempts. They made only 10. The Knicks entered the day only four games back of Atlanta for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Their recent surge started right around the time news broke that New York wanted to hire Phil Jackson as team president. Jackson was officially introduced on Tuesday, and the Knicks are starting to give him reason to believe he might be in charge of a playoff contender. The Knicks never dominated, but did enough to hold off a Sixers team freefalling toward one of the worst seasons in NBA history. New York shook off 33 per cent shooting in the first half to hit a slew of big 3s and throw down one-handed jams that turned back Philadelphia at every run. After the Knicks started 1 for 16 from 3-point range, J.R. Smith hit a pair early in the third that gave them some needed breathing room. And in the fourth, Stoudemires dunk pushed the lead to 11 and Tim Hardaway Jr., followed with one of his own that brought a huge pro-Knicks crowd to their feet. For a team that ranked 29th in attendance, the blue-and-orange fans that colored the arena gave the fourth quarter a rare, lively atmosphere. The losses have piled up for the Sixers -- and now, an injury. Shooting guard Tony Wroten, their third-leading scorer, left the game in the fourth with a sprained right ankle. They could have used his scoring punch in the final minute. Instead, the put the ball in Andersons hands, and he put it out of reach of an overdue win. The Sixers lost their 18th straight home game since beating Charlotte on Jan. 15. Notes: 76ers coach Brett Brown was whistled for a technical foul in the fourth. ... The Sixers previous high in 3-point attempts was 35. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Jersey Milan Lucic Jersey . -- Oakland Athletics starting pitchers Jarrod Parker and A.VIENNA - Substitute Rubin Okotie scored the winner for Austria in a 1-0 victory over Russia on Saturday, bringing his team a step closer to qualifying for a European Championship for the first time.The win gave Austria a lead of five points over Russia at the top of Group G and four over Sweden, which was held to 1-1 by Montenegro.Okotie, who replaced Marc Janko in the 59th minute, rounded off a counterattack set up by right winger Martin Harnik in the 73rd after he was left unmarked in front of Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.Referee Martin Atkinson ignored protests by Russian players who claimed Okotie was offside, and Russia coach Fabio Capello repeated the criticism afterward.It was a very fast counterattack and when the cross came, two players in front of the goal were offside for sure, Capello said through an interpreter.Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who returned to the national team after missing two qualifiers during his seven-week heel injury layoff, put Sweden ahead at Montenegro after scoring from short range in the ninth minute for his 51st goal in 101 internationals.Montenegro captain Vladimir Jovetic levelled from the penalty spot in the 80th after he was brought down by Erkan Zengin.In the other group game, Moldava lost 1-0 at home to Liechtenstein after defender Franz Burgmeiers goal in the 74th.Austria remained unbeaten in nine straight matches since October 2013.The group table looks very good but its too early to draw any conclusions, Austria coach Marcel Koller said.Austria has never qualified for a European Championship though it took part as a co-host with Switzerland in 2008.The top two teams in each group and the best third-place team will qualify directly for the tournament in France, while all remaining third-place teams will advance to playoffs.It was a true explosion of emotions, said Okotie, who also scored in Austrias 1-0 defeat of Monteenegro last month. Zack Kassian Jersey. Less than a minute before he found the net, Okotie thought he scored. His shot from short range was saved by Akinfeev, though TV footage appeared to show the goalie grabbed the ball from behind the line.I am sure the first ball was in as well, Okotie said. So if my goal was offside, then its just poetic justice.Austria missed playmaker David Alaba, who underwent knee surgery last week, and lost defensive midfielder Julian Baumgartlinger with a musle injury during warmups. The team still dominated the openings phase.Harnik came close twice in the first half.On the other side, Aleksandr Kokorin hit the far post with a thundering 20-meter strike past goalkeeper Robert Almer in the 15th minute, and Sergei Ignashevich had his header saved by Almer with a spectacular dive shortly before a halftime.Russia, which had captain Roman Shirokov back in the starting lineup after an injury layoff, had its best chance shortly afterward when Kokorin sent a header just wide.The defeat left Russia with just one win from its last seven competitive matches and could put further pressure on Capellos position.Capello has been in ongoing dispute with the Russian Football Untion, as he hasnt been paid since June, and the Italian said last month he was running out of patience.The RFU admitted it cant afford his salary of an estimated $11 million a year, and it didnt extent contracts with Capellos long-term assistant coach, Christian Panucci, and fitness coach Massimo Neri, who were missing in Austria.Capello declined to address the issue after the match and interrupted a Russian journalist who tried to ask him about it.The result isnt a fair reflection of the game, Capello said. 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