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PHILADELPHIA -- All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday scored 21 points for the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night, but it was the contribution of others that enabled the Sixers to beat the Washington Wizards 92-84. Four other players scored in double figures for Philadelphia, paced by ex-Wizard Nick Young with 18. It was only the second time in seven games that five Sixers had scored 10 points or more. "They kind of saved the day today," Holiday said of his less-heralded teammates. Thaddeus Young added 14 points for the Sixers (19-26), who won for just the eighth time in 25 games. Backup center Lavoy Allen, who began the night averaging 6.2 points, also had 14. Spencer Hawes chipped in 12 points and 11 rebounds. Nene had 16 points to pace the Wizards (11-33), who had won seven of their previous 11. Emeka Okafor contributed 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds. Martell Webster also scored 15 for Washington, which was without rookie guard Bradley Beal (sprained righ...
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76ers 92 wizards 84
1/30/2013 - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
NBA.com Game Highlights
The Wizards tried the darndest to fight their way back into the game against the Sixers but it was too little, too late. After leading in the first quarter, the Wizards let the game just slip away due to bad decision making and the inability to knock...
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor
Wizards Projected Starting Lineup
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doug Collins has done his best patching together lineups with the team generally struggling without a couple key players.
As a result, players like Nick Young are beginning to embrace their roles.
Philadelphia reaches the halfway point of an eight-game homestand Friday night as it seeks an eighth victory in nine meetings with the Sacramento Kings.
Andrew Bynum previously received injections before training camp.
Thaddeus Young had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday scored 21 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to an 89-80 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
Nick Young scored 20 points to help the Sixers win consecutive games for the first time since they had a three-game winning streak from Nov. 25-30.
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