Philadelphia 90, Atlanta 76

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 20, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #13 Monty McCutchen, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 17724

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 24 23 10 19 76
Philadelphia 18 21 25 26 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 11-5 7-1 4-4 L1
Philadelphia 11-4 7-1 4-3 W1

Recap


Thaddeus Young scored 20 points and Elton Brand grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-76 victory over the visiting Atlanta Hawks on Friday.

Jrue Holiday had 16 points and a season-best 11 assists and Jodie Meeks added 12 points on four 3-pointers as Philadelphia won for the 10th time in 12 games.

Willie Green scored 14 points and Jeff Teague added 12 for Atlanta, which tallied just 29 second-half points and had a four-game winning streak snapped.

The Hawks led the entire first half in the contest between two of the Eastern Conference’s best teams before Philadelphia wrestled control away in the second half.

Meeks sank three 3-pointers during a 17-2 third-quarter spurt as the 76ers turned an eight-point deficit into a seven-point advantage. The run ended with Andre Iguodala’s dunk with 4:22 left in the quarter.

The Hawks were outscored 25-10 in the third quarter after leading 47-39 at halftime.

Atlanta shot just 34.4 percent in the second half. Leading scorer Joe Johnson had just eight points after four consecutive 20-point outings.

Iguodala scored 11 points and had two steals to become the fifth player in 76ers' history to accumulate 1,000 or more career steals. Brand added 10 points.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Philadelphia
Willie Green 14 Scoring Thaddeus Young 20
Jeff Teague 6 Assists Jrue Holiday 11
Josh Smith 6 Rebounds Elton Brand 16
Tracy McGrady 4 Free Throws Made Jrue Holiday 4
Jeff Teague 5 Steals Jrue Holiday 3
Josh Smith 2 Blocks Elton Brand 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 76 43.2 5-15 7-8 21 32 2 8 16
Philadelphia 90 41.7 4-17 16-19 24 51 5 9 12

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Miami. The 76ers have a W/L % of .636 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Hawks have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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