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Sixers’ Jimmy Butler looks to pass as Toronto’s Kyle Lowry looks on in Game 2 on April 29 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)
Sixers’ Jimmy Butler looks to pass as Toronto’s Kyle Lowry looks on in Game 2 on April 29 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)|Associated Press
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Tuesday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits: Zach Eflin, Bobby Clarke, Jimmy Butler

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

TUESDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> On Sunday, Zach Eflin threw the 39th complete game by a Phillies pitcher in Citizens Bank Park. Who threw the first?

(Answer Below)

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TUESDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> The Sixers’ victory Monday was their first in Toronto since Nov. 10, 2012, snapping a 14-game losing streak there.

The first thing we thought of seeing that note was May 9, 1974, when Bobby Clarke scored what many consider the most important goal in Flyers history.

Clarke put his own rebound past Giles Gilbert at 12:01 of overtime to not only tie the Stanley Cup Finals with the Bruins at one game apiece, but it also ended Philadelphia’s 19-game winless streak (0-17-2) in Boston.

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>>> Don’t discount the role the Sixers’ free-throw shooting had in Monday’s Game 2 victory. They were 24-for-26 as a team (James Ennis had the only misses), including making their last nine. The 92.3% mark for the game is the fifth best for the Sixers in a playoff game since moving to Philadelphia.

They have now made 31 of their last 34 attempts (91.8%).

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>>> Jimmy Butler had 16 points in the last 13:19 of Monday’s Game 2 . . . The entire Sixers team had 20 points in the last 13:19 of Saturday’s Game 1.

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>>> Twelve seconds into the second half Monday, the Sixers had more turnovers (14) than the Raptors had rebounds (13).

Hard. To. Do.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> On May 20, 2004, Brett Myers tossed a five-hit shutout in a 4-0 win over the Dodgers for the first Phillies complete game at Citizens Bank Park.