Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Philadelphia 76ers started the season out as perhaps the league?s biggest surprise. They darted out to a 20-9 record, before losing eight out of 10. They appear to be back on track. After Wednesday?s blowout win over the Boston Celtics, they kept things going, soundly beating the visiting Utah Jazz 104-91. The Sixers used a strong second half to put Utah away, outscoring the Jazz 55-44. Utah fell to 2-2 on their current five-game road trip, while also dropping to 19-20 for the season. Balanced Basketball: Philadelphia may be the most balanced squad in the NBA. And the Sixers showed that balance Friday night. Coming into the game, nine players averaged between 6.8 and 15.7 points per outing. Eleven were averaging double-figure minutes (injuries contributing to that) with eight getting 24.0 to 35.3 a game. Friday, five players scored in double figures, with reserves Lou Williams and Thaddeus Young leading the way with 21 points apiece. Starting guards Evan Turner and Jrue Holday ...
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