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ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks no longer have to worry about being the first team to lose to the Philadelphia 76ers. Vapormax Plus En Solde .The Sixers got that monkey off their back on Friday, when they beat the Indiana Pacers 109-105 in overtime. Philadelphia had started the season with seven consecutive losses. The win broke a 44-game losing streak in October and November that began on Nov. 22, 2013.Now the two Eastern Conference foes meet for the second time on Saturday at Philips Arena. Atlanta crushed Philadelphia 105-72 on Oct. 29, despite trailing 8-0. It was the worst loss of the season for the Sixers.But the Sixers (1-7) have played better lately, losing to the Pacers 122-115 in overtime on Wednesday and dropping a one-point decision to Cleveland on Nov. 5.Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia win with 25 points -- 18 in the fourth quarter and overtime -- and seven rebounds and Ersan Ilyasova and Nik Stauskas each added 14 points off the bench.It feels great to finally close a game out, Embiid said. We should be like 5-3. I want to be the best player every time I step on the court.Coach Brett Brown said, We saw the best of Joel Embiid when it mattered the most.The Hawks (6-2) havent played since their 115-107 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday. Atlanta had eight players score in double figures that game, led by reserve Thabo Sefolosha with a season-high 20 points.Were still building and learning to play with one another, Sefolosha said.Dwight Howard has fit into his role with the club. No longer expected to carry a large percent of the offensive load, Howard has been able to concentrate on his defense and rim protection duties. Howard is averaging 15.9 points, 12.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots. Howard has six double-doubles in eight games.Howard has helped elevate the Hawks to No. 7in the league in rebounding. Last year they were 24th.The effort by everybody to rebound has been good, but particularly in their effort on the offensive boards there is a real noticeable different, Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer said.Atlanta has won the last four meetings between the two teams and has won five straight at home. Philadelphia hasnt won in Atlanta since April 5, 2013.Atlanta forward Tiago Splitter has taken a step toward rejoining the team from the right hamstring injury that has kept him sidelined since training camp. Splitter has started to participate in the non-contact portion of practice.Philadelphia forward Jahlil Okafor was supposed to be inactive on Friday, part of the scheduled rest hes receiving while recovering from knee surgery. But he was pressed into action and played two minutes. Okafor is expected to start against Atlanta. Hes played seven games and is averaging 10.3 points and 3.4 rebounds.The Sixers are expected to rest Embiid on Saturday while Okafor plays. The center, who averages 17.6 points and 6.8 rebounds, is recovering from a second foot surgery.Philadelphia has struggled with injuries all season. Top draft pick Ben Simmons had foot surgery and may miss the entire season. Jerryd Bayless (sore left wrist ligament) and Nerlens Noel (left knee) are also out. Vapormax Pas Cher .com) - The Chicago Blackhawks aim for their third three-game winning streak of the season when they host the struggling Edmonton Oilers in Sundays battle at the United Center. Vapormax Plus Moins Cher . 8 Kansas to a 64-63 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night. The freshman from Vaughan, Ont. .5 seconds to play in the game, Kevin Love never stopped believing that they would come out of there with a win.Motherwell boss Mark McGhee has been issued with a notice of complaint by the Scottish Football Association following his reaction to his side’s defeat against Dundee. The misconduct charge relates to McGhees alleged actions following Wells 2-0 defeat at Dens Park on November 5.McGhee was unhappy when referee John Beaton and assistant Ross Haswell did not award his side a goal when Dundee goalkeeper David Mitchell stumbled over his line as he caught a Scott McDonald cross. McGhee felt his side should have been awarded a goal when Dundee goalkeeper David Mitchell stumbled over his line After the game, when asked if he had received an explanation from Beaton, McGhee said: They dont give you any explanation. He never gave me any explanation last year when he gave a penalty against Chris Cadden and we drew 2-2 here. The same referee.I have to say though, the linesman has got to help him. There are two of them there and they cant see it. I cant understand it. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the ffirst six months half price SFA compliance officer Tony McGlennan accused the Scotland assistant coach of breaching Disciplinary Rule 203 of the organisations disciplinary rules through his actions at the end of the match. Vapormax Homme Moins Cher. A statement on the SFA website, said: You adopted aggressive behaviour towards a match official; and/or you adopted aggressive behaviour towards a steward. McGhee is the Scotland assistant manager The charge also said: You used offensive, abusing, and/or insulting language towards a steward; and/or you used offensive, abusing, and/or insulting language towards a match official.McGhee has been given a principal hearing date of December 1 and has until November 22 to respond to the complaint. Motherwell are 10th in the Scottish Premiership and host Partick Thistle at Fir Park on Saturday.  Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price!        Also See: Beaton to ref League Cup final Motherwell to honour Hunter Motherwell fixtures Motherwell stats ' ' '