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Knicks, Sixers in race for 6th in the East

Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks

Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks glasses fly in to the air as he shoots over Elton Brand #42 of the Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 6, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

The Knicks won Sunday night in Indiana while the 76ers were off, meaning the Knicks remain one game up on Philadelphia in the race for sixth place in the East. The Knicks still control their own destiny; if they win out, they will enter the playoffs as the six seed.

Here's a look at each of the teams' remaining schedules:

NEW YORK KNICKS (42-38)

Tuesday, April 12: vs. Chicago (60-20)
Wednesday, April 13: at Boston (55-25)

Games remaining: 2 (1 home, 1 road)
Record of opposing teams: 115-45, .719 (2 playoff teams)

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (41-39)

Monday, April 11: vs. Orlando (50-29)
Wednesday, April 13: vs. Detroit (28-51)

Games remaining: 2 (2 home, 0 road)
Record of opposing teams: 78-80, .494 (1 playoff team)

**Knicks hold the tiebreaker over the 76ers**

EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF PICTURE

All eight seeds have been clinched in the Eastern Conference. However, teams are still positioning for seeding.

SEED TEAM RECORD GB
1 Chicago Bulls 60-20 -
2 Miami Heat 56-24 4
3 Boston Celtics  55-25 5
4 Orlando Magic 50-30 10
5 Atlanta Hawks 44-36 16
6 New York Knicks 42-38 18
7 Philadelphia 76ers 41-39 19
8 Indiana Pacers 37-44 23.5

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