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Sixers beat Kings, win two straight for first time since November

7:32 PM, Feb 1, 2013   |    comments
Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans (13) is defended by Philadelphia 76ers guard Nick Young (1) during the first quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. (PHOTO: US PRESSWIRE)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - Thaddeus Young posted 23 points and 15 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers withstood a late push by the Sacramento Kings to take an 89-80 decision at Wells Fargo Center.

Jrue Holiday added 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds, while Nick Young poured in 20 points for Philadelphia, which won consecutive games for the first time since a three-game stretch from Nov. 25-30.

Tyreke Evans scored a game-high 29 points for the Kings, who have dropped two straight and six of seven overall.

Isaiah Thomas had 24 points and DeMarcus Cousins contributed a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds in defeat.

 

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