Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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PHILADELPHIA - Jrue Holiday scored 12 of his 25 points in the final eight minutes Monday night, as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Detroit Pistons 104-97. Thaddeus Young added 20 points and Evan Turner had 18 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for Philadelphia (12-9), which snapped a two-game losing streak and avenged a 94-76 home loss to the Pistons on Nov. 14. Spencer Hawes finished with 15 points and eight boards. Greg Monroe had 22 points for Detroit (7-16), which has dropped three of its last four. Brandon Knight added 20 and Rodney Stuckey 19. A jumper by Jason Richardson with 5:04 left snapped a 91-91 tie and triggered a game-ending 13-6 flurry by the Sixers. Holiday had six of his points in that run, including jumpers with 1:53 and 39.6 seconds left that extended three-point leads to five both times. He tacked on two free throws with 7.3 seconds left. Trailing 80-78 earlier in the period, the Sixers went on an 11-4 run that included two baskets by Holiday and ...
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