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    PHILADELPHIA -- Thaddeus Young always had his confidence. Brett Lawrie Jersey . He just needed to find his stroke. Once he did, Young gave the 76ers a rare bright spot in a bleak season. Young hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left to lift Philadelphia to a 95-92 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night. "I was like, Im making this shot," Young said. "I hadnt made one the whole game. But I was like, whatever it takes, it was going to go down." So did the Bobcats. Young hit the final big shot in a fourth quarter loaded with back-and-forth baskets, a poorly contested jumper from the left of the arc off a feed from Michael-Carter Williams. Young scored 11 points and his winner was his only 3-pointer of the game. Kemba Walkers last-gasp shot was off the mark. Spencer Hawes had 17 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for the Sixers. Evan Turner scored 23 points and Carter-Williams had 20. "You find those (wins) from time to time to help promote what youre doing," coach Brett Brown said. "They work hard. They really invest time. They completely get along." Walker led the Bobcats with 26 points and Al Jefferson had 24. Hard to believe, the Bobcats (16-24) entered the game as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. But this one had the feel of a bad preseason finale until the final minutes. Charlottes Gerald Henderson missed his first nine shots. Philadelphias Tony Wroten spent more time throwing the ball into the stands than to a teammate. Sixers forward Brandon Davies was whistled for four fouls in 5 minutes. Both teams shot clunkers from the free throw line (Bobcats 17 of 26; 76ers 11 of 20) and 3-point arc (Bobcats 5 of 20; 76ers 6 of 15). And the turnovers. So many turnovers -- a sloppy 24 for the Sixers that led to 25 points and helped the Bobcats rally from 11 down. "You fight hard to come back, then you just cant come up with the plays to win the game," Henderson said. Henderson stripped Turner and dunked for a rare easy basket and a one-point lead late in the fourth. Hawes followed with a 3 to put the Sixers up 89-87. Jefferson tied it. Turner went inside to make it 91-89. Walker tied it at 92-all. This one seemed set for overtime. Young took care of that with one of his biggest shots of the season, a needed lift for a team with only 13 wins. "We have to get better at finishing games and keeping our turnovers down," Young said. "We dont have very many (wins), so we have to cherish what weve got." The sputtering Bobcats have lost nine of 10. "When the games on the line, youve got to have one clean coverage," Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said. "We did a poor job with the two guys involved in that." While the win helped the Sixers snap a four-game losing streak, they are still all about building for the future and have steeled themselves for a season spent near the bottom of the standings. They hope Nerlens Noel helps take them to the top. Noel, the sixth overall pick in the 2013 draft, hasnt played this season as he recovers from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The 6-foot-11 centre was injured last season playing for Kentucky. The Sixers are taking a cautious approach toward bringing along their top prospect. Sixers president Sam Hinkie said some restrictions on Noel have been lifted and he is now able to participate in limited on-court work. "There are several benchmarks Nerlens still must meet, and during that time we will closely monitor his progress and regularly evaluate his status," Hinkie said. "Our goal remains the same, which is to give Nerlens every opportunity to ensure a long, productive NBA career." Brown said there was "no definitive timeline" on when Noel would play for the Sixers. "At age 19, hes got an awful lot to offer, an awful lot to give," Brown said. "I personally cant wait to coach him. Hes excited. He wants to get out there. But we have to do right by him." Notes: Hawes and Carter-Williams each scored 12 points to help the Sixers take a 53-45 lead into halftime. ... The Sixers held a 50-42 rebounding edge. ... There were four lead changes and three ties in the fourth quarter. Alexei Ramirez Jersey .A. Happ capped a challenging season with one of his best efforts of the year. David Robertson Jersey . - The Oakland Athletics say they are stopping negotiations to extend their lease at the Coliseum.DETROIT -- Justin Verlander had no way of knowing what Detroits offence was about to do, so when he gave up five runs in the first inning, his goal was simply to prevent more scoring and hope for the best. "That first innings tough, but as a starting pitcher, you have to have the ability to turn the page," Verlander said. "Its a nice feeling when youre able to go out there and keep your team in the game, when at other times, maybe when I was younger, it turns into a two-inning or three-inning and eight-run affair." Verlander settled down after his terrible first inning, and the Tigers rallied in emphatic fashion for a 14-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. The Dodgers managed only one hit off Verlander after the first, and Detroit quickly tied it with five runs in the second. The Tigers added two runs in the third and four in the fourth to pull away. Miguel Cabrera was one of five Detroit players with three hits. Verlander (8-7) allowed five runs and five hits in six innings. He struck out four and walked two. Hyun-Jin Ryu (9-5) allowed seven runs and 10 hits in 2 1-3 innings. "I felt like I really let my team down," Ryu said through a translator. "We had five runs in the first inning off a great pitcher, and I gave the lead away. Thats the worst part of tonight." Juan Uribe hit a two-run homer for the Dodgers in the first, but Verlander retired 13 in a row after that. The Tigers 14 runs set a season high, as did their 20 hits. Detroit managed its offensive outburst without a single homer, but broke through for eight hits in the second against Ryu. Torii Hunter led off with a double -- he was initially ruled out at second after a nice throw from right fielder Yasiel Puig, but the call was overturned on replay. "Thats how replay has changed the game," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "It probably changes the entire inning, really. They have one out and nobody on as opposed to a runner on second, no outs." Nick Castellanos, Alex Avila, Eugenio Suarez and Rajai Davis ffollowed with consecutive singles, and Avila scored on a wild pitch to make it 5-3. Michael Jordan Jersey. Ian Kinsler added an RBI single with one out, and Cabrera followed with one of his own to tie it. "It shows what were capable of," Avila said. "Its a good team win as far as being able to come back, and Justin going out there and throwing up zeros after the first inning. That was a very good win for us." Davis hit an RBI single in the third to chase Ryu, and Austin Jackson followed with a sacrifice fly for a 7-5 lead. What once looked like a Los Angeles rout turned into a blowout for Detroit in the fourth, when the first six Tigers reached base against reliever Jamey Wright. Castellanos singled home a run, and a bases-loaded walk by Avila forced in another. Suarezs RBI single made it 10-5. Davis added a sacrifice fly, and in the fifth, J.D. Martinez tripled and scored on Hunters single. Detroit scored two more runs in the seventh. Cabrera hit an RBI triple, reaching third when Puigs throw from the wall in right-centre sailed over two cutoff men. Hunter drove Cabrera home with a single. Verlanders ERA increased to 4.84, but he won his 12th straight regular-season decision against a National League team. Martinez, Hunter, Castellanos and Davis also had three hits apiece for the Tigers. Los Angeles opened the scoring on a two-run double by Adrian Gonzalez, and Matt Kemp added an RBI single to make it 3-0. Uribes homer was his fifth of the year. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly was ejected in the sixth. NOTES: Kemp had three hits for the Dodgers. ... The Tigers were without DH Victor Martinez, who is dealing with a back issue. ... Andre Ethier hit into a rare 7-5 forceout in the sixth when his blooper to left dropped barely in front of Davis. The runners at first and second couldnt be sure if Davis would catch it or not. ... Detroit announced agreements with three draft picks: RHP Adam Ravenelle, RHP Artie Lewicki and RHP Whit Mayberry. ... 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