Posted December 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Evan Turner scored 21 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks 99-80 on Friday night. Jason Richardson scored 17 to help the Sixers snap a five-game losing streak. Jrue Holiday had 11 points after missing four games with a sprained left foot. The 76ers held the Hawks to 39 percent shooting and outrebounded them 45-37. The Sixers learned before the game that injured center Andrew Bynum had been cleared to start a six-step rehabilitation process. There is still no timetable for when he can return to play from bone bruises in his knees. Josh Smith led the Hawks with 17 points and Lou Williams scored 13. Williams averaged 11.3 points during seven years with the Sixers and led the team in scoring last season with 14.9 points a game. His signature moment came in Game 4 of a first-round playoff series in 2011 against Miami when he helped the Sixers avert a sweep with a go-ahead 3-pointer from the top of the arc over...
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