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Jrue Holiday led a second half surge which gave the 76ers a 104-97 win over the Pistons. Holiday had 25 points, 5 rebounds, and 8 assists on the night.
The 76ers looked bad in the first half, trailing 49-46 and struggling to get good looks in the paint. The team turned it around in the second half and, while the consistency was maddening, was a good win during a game that could have slipped away.
Holiday had been struggling lately, averaging 13 points on 36% shooting over his previous three. He came out struggling in the first half, particularly on the defensive end where he was struggling to defend Stucky and Knight on the pick and roll. But his second half was outstanding, and his pull-up jumper to put the 76ers up 5 essentially iced the game.
Jrue Holiday: 25 points (11-20 shooting), 5 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 turnovers
Evan Turner: 18 points (8-13), 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 turnover.
Thaddeus Young: 20 points (9-13), 4 rebounds, 5 steals.
Spencer Hawes: 15 points (7-14), 8 rebounds, 3 blocks
Player of the game: Jrue Holiday
Full recap coming up Tuesday morning.