Holiday leads 76ers past Pistons 104-97

Holiday leads 76ers past Pistons 104-97
December 10, 2012, 9:40 pm
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Detroit Pistons' Kyle Singler, left, and Philadelphia 76ers' Jason Richardson chase down a loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Evan Turner had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Jrue Holiday scored 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons 104-97 on Monday night.

Thaddeus Young scored 20 points and Spencer Hawes had 15 for the Sixers.

Greg Monroe missed a tip with less than a minute left that came back to haunt Detroit. Holiday sank a 19-footer for a 100-95 lead and the Sixers stretched the lead from the free-throw line.

Monroe and Brandon Knight had 22 points apiece. Rodney Stuckey scored 19 for Detroit, and Tayshaun Prince finished with 16.