Originally written December 21, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers rediscovered their defense Friday night. Their winning touch, too. The Sixers limited the Atlanta Hawks to 39.2 percent shooting en route to a 99-80 victory, snapping a five-game losing streak. Evan Turner scored 21 points and Thaddeus Young had 18 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for the Sixers (13-14). Jason Richardson added 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and Jrue Holiday, playing his first game after missing the previous four with a sprained foot, had 11 points and seven assists. "We were really just trying to come out here and get a win," Turner said. "We're trying to grow and mature -- just keep them down when you have a lead." The Sixers limited the Hawks (15-9) to their second-fewest points of the season, in sending them to their second straight loss. It was also the third-fewest points by a Sixers opponent this year, and the fewest in the last 17 games. In addition, it was the worst field...
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