- The Washington Times - Friday, March 27, 2009

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Boris Diaw scored 24 points to help the Charlotte Bobcats keep their slim playoff hopes alive with a 100-95 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.

Ray Felton added 20 points for the Bobcats, who won for the first time in five road games. With the victory, Charlotte (32-40) inched closer to idle Detroit (34-37) for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with 10 games remaining.

Andre Iguodala scored 25 points and Thaddeus Young added 20 points for Philadelphia, which trailed by as many as 19 points.

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