Found January 12, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PHILADELPHIA -- Jrue Holiday had 30 points and nine assists Saturday night as the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 107-100 victory over the Houston Rockets. Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers (16-22), who had also dropped 16 of their previous 21 games. Jason Richardson scored 16 points, and Evan Turner had 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists. James Harden notched 29 points to pace the Rockets (21-17), who lost their third straight. Chandler Parson added 21, and Omer Asik and Carlos Delfino had 16 apiece. Asik also grabbed 10 rebounds. The Sixers, who began the night 27th in the NBA in scoring at 92.2 points per game and 22nd in field-goal percentage (43.8), shot 49.4 percent and cracked 100 points for the first time in six games, the second time in 12 and the 11th time all season. The Sixers led by as many as 14 points in the second half and by 13 early in the fourth quarter at 89-76. But Houston cut fought back beh...
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