Nick Young and Maalik Wayns each scored 19 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-99 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year, beating out another point guard Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The ascent has been rapid for the 19-year-old former New Jersey high school player from St. Patrick’s who last year, due to an injury, played just 11 games as a freshman at Duke.
Jrue Holiday made five 3-pointers and scored 19 of his 24 points in the third quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers kept their hold on a playoff spot with a 103-87 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Jodie Meeks scored a career-high 31 points and Jrue Holiday had 19 to lead thePhiladelphia 76ers to a 103-85 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
Elton Brand and Lou Williams scored 16 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers moved above .500 for the first time this season with a 95-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.
Thaddeus Young had so much fun Tuesday night he wanted the game to last forever. It sure seemed that long for Cleveland coach Byron Scott. Young had a season-high 26 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the struggling Cavaliers 117-97 on Tuesday night for their fourth win in five games.
Daniel Gibson scored 18 points, Jamario Moon added 13 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook their third-quarter blues with a 101-93 win Wednesday night over the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost their fourth in a row and played without swingman Andre Iguodala.
Anderson Varejao had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Daniel Gibson scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers recovered in the fourth quarter after blowing a 19-point lead and beat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-116 on Friday night.