Philadelphia 77, New Orleans 62

Date - Wednesday, November 7, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #25 Tony Brothers, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 12988

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia 16 20 21 20 77
New Orleans 19 18 10 15 62

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 2-2 1-1 1-1 W1
New Orleans 2-2 1-2 1-0 L1


76ers 77, Hornets 62: Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 12 assists while Evan Turner also scored 14 points as visiting Philadelphia began the third quarter with a 10-0 run and cruised to victory.

Thaddeus Young recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds and Lavoy Allen added 12 points for the 76ers, who have won three of their last four visits to New Orleans and five of six overall against the Hornets.

Spencer Hawes added 11 points off the bench, giving Philadelphia a total of 23 points from the center position in the opener of its three-game road trip.

Al-Farouq Aminu contributed 10 points and a game-high 16 boards for New Orleans, which set a franchise low in scoring. The Hornets previously scored 65 points twice, most recently in 2003 at Boston.

Allen began Philadelphia's pivotal third-quarter run with a jump shot 16 seconds into the period, and Turner hit another 33 seconds later. After Holiday converted a pair of free throws, Allen and Young concluded the uprising with jumpers as the Hornets committed five turnovers during the run.

GAME NOTEBOOK: New Orleans' Anthony Davis missed his second straight game with a mild concussion, while teammate Austin Rivers sat out his first contest with a sprained left index finger. Fellow rookie Darius Miller started for Rivers at shooting guard. ... Philadelphia did not attempt a free throw in the first half. ... The 76ers outscored the Hornets 21-10 in the third quarter.


Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   New Orleans
Jrue Holiday 14 Scoring Al-Farouq Aminu 10
Jrue Holiday 12 Assists Greivis Vasquez 7
Thaddeus Young 10 Rebounds Al-Farouq Aminu 16
Jrue Holiday 2 Free Throws Made Al-Farouq Aminu 4
Dorell Wright 2 Steals Al-Farouq Aminu 2
Spencer Hawes 3 Blocks Jason Smith 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Philadelphia 77 41.7 4-22 3-5 19 43 6 5 15
New Orleans 62 33.3 4-19 12-16 18 47 9 8 24

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Pelicans have a W/L % of .333 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Boston . The 76ers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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