Holiday leads Sixers past Jazz 99-93

Holiday leads Sixers past Jazz 99-93
November 16, 2012, 9:42 pm
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Philadelphia 76ers' Spencer Hawes (00) goes up for a shot as Utah Jazz's Enes Kanter (0), of Turkey, defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jrue Holiday scored 26 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 99-93 on Friday night.

Jason Richardson added 20 points for Philadelphia, which snapped a three-game home losing streak. Thaddeus Young scored 14 and Nick Young finished with 12.

The Sixers (5-4) dropped the first two games of a five-game homestand to Milwaukee and previously winless Detroit before bouncing back against Utah.

On Wednesday night against the Pistons, the Sixers set a dubious mark by shooting 29.8 percent from the field, the worst showing by them or an opponent since their home arena opened in 1996.

Paul Millsap led the Jazz (4-6) with 22 points while DeMarre Carroll added a career-high 17 and Al Jefferson had 15.