PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Elton Brand had 20 points and 17 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers reached .500 for the first time this season in a 110-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Led by a resurgent Brand, the Sixers have rebounded from a 3-13 start to get to 29-29. Coach Doug Collins had already in his first season led the Sixers to more wins than they had a year ago. The Sixers have won 12 of 16 and are in seventh place in the Eastern Conference.
Andre Iguodala had 21 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds for the Sixers. Thaddeus Young scored 24.
The Pistons used six players. Several Detroit Pistons missed at least part of Friday’s shootaround and missed the loss.
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