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On to the future: 76ers close dismal season with win over playoff-bound Heat, 100-87

For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what's coming next year. For Miami, it's about what's coming next week.And really, nothing else mattered.Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Michael Carter-Williams had 12 in the final game of his impressive rookie campaign, and the 76ers wrapped up a dismal season by topping the Heat 100-87 on Wednesday night for their second win of the season over the two-time defending NBA champions.Brandon Davies had 11 points, while Henry Sims, James Anderson and Casper Ware each scored 10 for the 76ers (19-63)."We stuck together," Young said. "We did a very good job of staying together, playing as a cohesive unit. Sometimes the odds were stacked against us but we didn't let that get us down."Dwyane Wade scored 16 points in 23 minutes for Miami (54-28), which got 13 from Toney Douglas and 11 from Ray Allen. Shane Battier — in his final season barring a seismic change of heart — scored nine points and eclipsed the 30,000-minute mark in his regular-season c...

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