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Holiday Helps Philadelphia Rout Washington

Washington Wizards v Philadelphia 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored 20 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 117-94 on Wednesday night.

Elton Brand and Evan Turner added 15 points apiece for the Sixers (28-29), who eclipsed last season’s win total of 27. Marreese Speights had 14, Jodie Meeks finished with 12 and Andre Iguodala 10.

Philadelphia, which has won 11 of 15, improved to 18-9 at home.

John Wall had 21 points and 12 assists for the Wizards, while Trevor Booker tied his career high with 21 points.

During the game, the Wizards traded guard Kirk Hinrich and forward Hilton Armstrong to Atlanta for guards Mike Bibby and Jordan Crawford, forward Maurice Evans and a 2011 first-round draft
choice.

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