Jodie Meeks’ 22 lead Philadelphia 76ers past Los Angeles Clippers 89-104 - NBA Report

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Jodie Meeks’ 22 lead Philadelphia 76ers past Los Angeles Clippers 89-104  - NBA Report
The Philadelphia 76ers snapped their two-game losing streak, topping the Los Angeles Clippers 89-104 on Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
The 23-year-old guard Jodie Meeks scored game-high 22 points for the Sixers.
Guard Jrue Holiday found his shot tonight, contributing 20 points, nine assists, and four rebounds in the victory.
It was another great performance from the Sixer’s forward Elton Brand as he finished with 19 points, two assists, game-high 12 rebounds, and five blocks.
Louis Williams added 14 points while center Spencer Hawes posted 12 points for the 76ers, who have won six of the last ten games of the season.
Randy Foye scored team-high 20 points for the Clippers, who have lost second straight game of this season.
Center DeAndre Jordan played an effective game with 16 points and game-high 15 rebounds for Los Angeles.
Guard Mo Williams had 15 points and eight assists while forward Blake Griffin finished with 14 points and eight rebounds in the defeat.
Game Story
Both teams played the opening quarter at crisp pace with 24 possessions each.
The Sixers got their shooting touch back in the second quarter and went ahead by 47-42 lead with just one minute to go in the quarter. The Clippers then scored four unanswered points in the last minute to show only three down (49-46) at halftime.
Philadelphia polished their offense in the third quarter and went on a 16-4 run to make it 77-59 with 02:30 remaining in the quarter. The Sixers successfully outscored the Clippers 30-19 in the third, taking a 79-65 lead into the final stanza.
Los Angeles opened the fourth quarter on a 6-0 spurt to cut the deficit to 79-71. Behind the five-point effort from Williams, the Sixers extended their lead to 86-73 with eight minutes to go in the final buzzer. The Clippers responded with a pair of free throws from by Griffin to bridge the gap as 90-81 with five minutes left.
Although Los Angeles fought hard throughout the to spark a comeback in the closing minutes but Philadelphia’s lead was too much to overcome.



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