Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/25/12
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PHILADELPHIA -- Jrue Holiday earned some unwanted rest Saturday night, and he reaped the benefits Sunday night, scoring a career-high 33 points as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Phoenix Suns 104-101. The fourth-year point guard shot 13-for-21 from the floor and handed out 13 assists, helping the Sixers (8-6) snap a two-game losing streak. The double-double was Holiday's fifth of the season, and it came one night after he was limited by foul trouble to just under 37 minutes in an overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He said it was his turn to pick up the slack after watching his teammates slog through an exhausting game Saturday. "I was a little upset with myself not being on the court last night," he said, "so I had to come out and be aggressive." That's actually nothing new. Holiday is off to a strong start this season, and coach Doug Collins called him the Sixers' "primary guy," the player who handles the ball most of the time. "I like having the flow of the ...
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