Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/9/13
TORONTO -- DeMar DeRozan and Amir Johnson each scored 19 points and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 90-72 Wednesday before a crowd of 15,629 at Air Canada Centre. Johnson added 12 rebounds as the Raptors ended a two-game losing string while the 76ers have lost five in a row. Ed Davis added 17 points and had nine rebounds while Landry Fields had season highs with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Alan Anderson added nine points. Jrue Holiday and Thaddeus Young led Philadelphia with 16 points each and Evan Turner added 10. The Raptors had lost the first two games against the 76ers this season. Toronto (13-22) entered the fourth quarter with a 10-point lead and went up 73-61 when Anderson hit a pull-up jumper. Neither team scored in the next three minutes until Young hit an eight-foot hook shot to cut the Raptors lead to 10. Holiday and Young moved Philadelphia (15-22) to within six points but Johnson's layup with 6:19 to play gave the Raptors a 75-67 advantag...
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