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Jrue Holiday made five 3-pointers and scored 19 of his 24 points in the third quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers kept their hold on a playoff spot with a 103-87 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Holiday made four of his 3s during a stunning 24-2 run when the Sixers blew open a tight game. Andre Iguodala added 19 points as Philadelphia snapped a three-game losing streak, won for just the third time in 10 games and stayed ahead of Milwaukee in the standings. The Sixers play their final four on the road, including a matchup against the Bucks next week.
Cavaliers rookie Kyrie Irving scored 9 points in his first game back after missing nine straight with a sprained shoulder. Samardo Samuels scored 15 for Cleveland, which has lost 18 of 22.
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Andre Iguodala had a little fun toward the end of the 76ers 103-87 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night. He pulled a little prank on guard Lou Williams that had Williams on the floor. Check it out…
The old pull out the seat from under someone prank will never get old, and Andre Iguodala proved that on Wednesday night. During the Sixers’ 103-87 win over the Cavslast night, Philadelphia forward Andre Iguodala pulled a chair away from guard Lou Williams who was about to sit down. Instead he took a little tumble.
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76er Andre Iguodala pulls the chair out from under team mate Lou Williams. Lou goes boom.
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The Philadelphia 76ers have not made it easy on themselves to remain in playoff position in the Eastern Conference.
Things are likely to get tougher in the final week of the season.
Set to play their final five games on the road, the 76ers hope to snap a three-game skid with a fifth consecutive victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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Jrue Holiday's 18 points and 8 assists led the way but wasn't enough to...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jrue Holiday made five 3-pointers and scored 19 of his 24 points in the third quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers kept their hold on a playoff spot with a 103-87 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Holiday dropped four of his 3s during a stunning 24-2 run when the Sixers blew open a tight game. Andre Iguodala added 19 points as Philadelphia snapped...
With only a few games left in the regular season, the Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, and Milwaukee Bucks are fighting for their playoff lives. There are three teams, with only two available spots.
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