Philadelphia 117, Cleveland 97

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #25 Tony Brothers, #43 Dan Crawford
Attendance - 10662

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 26 28 20 23 97
Philadelphia 35 31 23 28 117

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 7-14 4-6 3-8 L5
Philadelphia 7-14 6-4 1-10 W2

Recap

Reserve Thaddeus Young had a season-high 26 points with 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers set season highs for points in a quarter and half in their 117-97 home victory over the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.

The Sixers scored 35 points in the first quarter and raced out to a 66-54 halftime lead that was never threatened in the second half. It was the fifth straight home win for the Sixers, who placed seven players in double figures.

Jodie Meeks scored 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and Jrue Holiday also had 16 to lead Philadelphia’s starters. Andre Iguodala scored 13 points and Spencer Hawes added 10 and 12 rebounds.

The Sixers shot 52 percent and held a 44-29 rebounding edge as they won for the fourth time in five games overall.

J.J. Hickson scored 18 points for the Cavaliers, who lost their fifth straight game – all by double figures. It’s Cleveland's longest losing streak since dropping six in a row from Nov. 28-Dec. 8, 2007.

Daniel Gibson scored 16 points off the bench and Mo Williams had 15 and seven assists for the Cavs.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   Philadelphia
J.J. Hickson 18 Scoring Thaddeus Young 26
Mo Williams 7 Assists Jrue Holiday 7
Anderson Varejao 8 Rebounds Spencer Hawes 12
J.J. Hickson 6 Free Throws Made Louis Williams 8
Anderson Varejao 2 Steals Andre Iguodala 2
Anderson Varejao 2 Blocks Spencer Hawes 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 97 50.0 7-17 12-17 22 29 3 5 12
Philadelphia 117 51.9 8-23 25-30 22 44 5 9 7

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Boston. The 76ers have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .308 after a loss.
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