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PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers needed a meeting of the minds. They needed a victory more. One day after holding a team meeting, the Sixers snapped their five-game losing streak with a 107-100 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night behind Jrue Holiday's 30 points and nine assists. 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. "We needed it," Holiday said. "I think it was definitely a confidence booster." James Harden notched 29 points to pace the Rockets (21-17), who lost their third straight. Chandler Parson added 23, 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...
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Jrue Holiday scored 30 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 107-100 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Jason Richardson scored 16 points for the Sixers, who finally return home for a lengthy stint as they try to play their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff race. The Sixers...
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...
When leading a 1-on-5 fast break, conventional wisdom would tell most players to pull up and wait for teammates to catch up. Most players are not James Harden though. Midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Harden went coast-to-coast by himself, first putting Jrue Holiday and Thaddeus Young on skates, before scoring over Jason Richardson...
After spending most of the last three weeks on the road, the struggling Philadelphia 76ers are hoping to make the most of a heavy slate of home games.
The 76ers try to avoid losing six straight for the first time in three seasons as they open a stretch of 12 of 13 at home Saturday night against a Houston Rockets team coming off back-to-back losses.
Philadelphia (15-22) enters the...