"It is hard to win without Joel but we can't say that every time he is not playing," McConnell said.
Sixers edge Magic 112-111 after McConnell's jumper →
"In all my years of basketball, that was my first one," McConnell said of his buzzer-beater. "If there was one in grade school, I can't remember it. I know there wasn't one in high school or in college either."
McConnell's jumper at buzzer sends 76ers past Knicks, 98-97 →