Found April 12, 2012 on Hoops Heads North:
The Philadelphia 76ers were looking to ensure the Toronto Raptors were on the losing end this time around. The Sixers beat the Raptors 93-75.The game was tight through 3 quarters, with the score being 63-57 for the 76ers at that time, but the 76ers pulled away in the 4th outscoring the Raptors 30-18 in the final frame.The win was much needed for the 76ers who are currently in 7th place in the Eastern Conference, with 8 games remaining and only 3 games separating 7th & 9th in the East. The 76ers had 6 players in dougle digit points, with Thaddeus Young leading the way in that department. Young had 17 points off the bench.The injury woes continue for the Raptors as both Linas Kleiza & Jose Calderon left the game with injuries. In the 3rd quarter, Jrue Holiday caught Calderon in the same eye that Elton Brand did in the last meeting between the two teams. Calderon returned to the bench, but didn't come back into the game. Linas Kleiza left the game with a sore left knee.Ed D...

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After losing 4 games in a row the last two Sixers opponents were just what the doctor ordered.  Tonight the Sixers defeated the Toronto Raptors 93-75. After being held to 22 total points by the Raptors in the second half of their game last Wednesday, the Philadelphia was able to score 51 points to take [...]

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