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February 19. 2013 11:11PM
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PHILADELPHIA — Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Evan Turner scored 21 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks 99-80 on Friday night.


Jason Richardson scored 17 to help the Sixers snap a five-game losing streak. Jrue Holiday had 11 points after missing four games with a sprained left foot. The 76ers held the Hawks to 39 percent shooting and outrebounded them 45-37.


The Sixers learned before the game that injured center Andrew Bynum had been cleared to start a six-step rehabilitation process. There is still no timetable for when he can return to play from bone bruises in his knees.


Josh Smith led the Hawks with 17 points and Lou Williams scored 13.


Raptors 93, Magic 90

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 17 points, Jose Calderon had 13 points and nine assists and the Toronto Raptors won their fifth straight game.


Rookie Terrence Ross scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter while Alan Anderson, Ed Davis and Amir Johnson each had 10 for the Raptors.


Aaron Afflalo scored 26 points and Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who lost for the first time in five games. Gustavo Ayon had 12 points and 13 rebounds while E'Twaun Moore added 12.


Bucks 99, Celtics 94

BOSTON — Monta Ellis scored five of his 27 points in overtime and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics in the teams' final meeting this season despite blowing a seven-point lead late in regulation.


The Bucks won for the sixth time in eight games, taking three of four against the Celtics, who had a five-game home winning streak snapped despite 35 points by Paul Pierce.



Bulls 110, Knicks 106

NEW YORK — New York's Carmelo Anthony and three others were thrown out of a foul-filled game, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Knicks for the second time this seasonpacers.


Knicks center Tyson Chandler and Bulls counterpart Joakim Noah were tossed after a fourth-quarter altercation, shortly after New York coach Mike Woodson had been ejected following his second technical, drawing a loud ovation from Knicks fans who angrily booed the officiating for much of the second half.


Luol Deng had season highs of 29 points and 13 rebounds despite briefly leaving the game with an injured left shoulder. Marco Belinelli added 22 points as Chicago won for the fourth time in five games.


Anthony finished with 29 points on 10-of-25 shooting, ending his streak of four straight 30-point games. The Knicks lost for the second time in three home games after winning their first 10.


Pacers 99, Cavaliers 89

CLEVELAND — Roy Hibbert scored 18 points and Lance Stephenson added a season-high 16 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Hibbert didn't have to deal with injured Cavs center Anderson Varejao, the NBA's leading rebounder. Varejao missed his second game in a row with a bruised right knee.



Pistons 100, Wizards 68

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Greg Monroe had 15 points and nine rebounds and rookie Andre Drummond added a double-double and the Detroit Pistons ended a six-game losing streak with a rout.


The Pistons, who never trailed, got 15 points from Brandon Knight and 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds from Drummond. Detroit hadn't beaten anyone other than the Cavaliers since late November.


Grizzlies 92, Mavericks 82

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rudy Gay scored 26 points, and Zach Randolph had 17 points and 13 rebounds to help the Memphis Grizzlies win their fourth straight game.


Marc Gasol added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Memphis. Tony Allen finished with 10 points, but his biggest contribution was on the defensive end, holding former Grizzly O.J. Mayo, the Mavericks' leading scorer, to 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting.


Spurs 99, Hornets 94

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker had 25 points and Tim Duncan had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Charlotte Hornets.


Back home after playing six of their past seven games on the road, San Antonio (19-9) got 13 points from Manu Ginobili and 12 from Boris Diaw.




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