Philadelphia 97, New York 80

Date - Saturday, January 26, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #42 Eric Lewis, #14 Ed Malloy, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 20540

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 19 22 17 22 80
Philadelphia 24 29 31 13 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 26-15 14-6 12-9 L1
Philadelphia 18-25 12-10 6-15 W1


76ers 97, Knicks 80: Jrue Holiday, playing for the first time since he was named an All-Star, scored a career-high 35 points and host Philadelphia never trailed in demolishing New York.

Evan Turner and Nick Young added 20 apiece as the Sixers avenged a pair of blowout losses to the Knicks in November to win for only the third time in 11 games.

Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Amar'e Stoudemire added a season-high 20 for New York, which trailed by a dozen at halftime before getting blown off the court in the third period. Sixth man J.R. Smith was scoreless for the first time this season for the Knicks.

Young, making his first start since Dec. 18, scored 10 points in a 12-2 spurt in the third quarter to help Philadelphia build a 22-point lead. The Sixers extended it to 29 as Young and Holiday combined for 26 of the team's 31 third-quarter points.

New York showed a faint pulse in the opening moments of the fourth quarter, ripping off a 9-1 spurt to cut the deficit to 18, but Turner buried a 3-pointer and Philadelphia pulled away again.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Sixers coach Doug Collins went to the locker room in the third period to be examined by team doctors.He was diagnosed with a blocked nasal passage and a sinus infection and has been listed as day-to-day. ... Anthony extended his streak of 20-point games to 28 in a row, tying Patrick Ewing for the second-longest streak in franchise history. Richie Guerin (29 games) holds the record. ... Knicks PG Raymond Felton returned from a 12-game absence and had eight points and three assists in 22 minutes.

Top Game Performances

New York   Philadelphia
Carmelo Anthony 25 Scoring Jrue Holiday 35
Carmelo Anthony 4 Assists Jrue Holiday 6
Tyson Chandler 10 Rebounds Evan Turner 6
Carmelo Anthony 7 Free Throws Made Nick Young 7
Raymond Felton 2 Steals Evan Turner 2
Tyson Chandler 1 Blocks Spencer Hawes 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 80 34.6 4-27 20-23 17 47 4 6 18
Philadelphia 97 50.7 6-19 15-22 16 34 5 6 11

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Memphis. The 76ers have a W/L % of .389 after a win and .440 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Knicks have a W/L % of .593 after a win and .714 after a loss.
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