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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held New Orleans to its lowest point total ever in a 77-62 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night.
Evan Turner also scored 14, and Thaddeus Young and Lavoy Allen each added 12 points for the Sixers, who dominated the second half defensively. The Hornets committed 14 of their 24 turnovers after halftime and scored only 25 points during the final two quarters. Young also grabbed 10 rebounds.
Al-Farouq Aminu was the only Hornets player to score in double figures with 10 points to go with 16 rebounds.
The Hornets, who lost for the first time in three games, played without first-round draft choices Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers. Davis was not cleared to return from a recent concussion and Rivers had a sprained finger.
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Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held New Orleans to its lowest point total ever in a 77-62 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night.
Evan Turner also scored 14, and Thaddeus Young and Lavoy Allen each added 12 points for the Sixers, who dominated the second half defensively. The Hornets committed 14 of their 24 turnovers after halftime and...
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At Home: 1-1
On Road: 1-1
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 1
Buckets: Pierce (19.0 ppg)
Buckets: Jrue Holiday (18.0 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (9.0 rpg)
Boards: Evan Turner ...