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By Dan Gelston, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA—Spencer Hawes had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 15 points and 11 assists and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-97 on Monday night.
Hawes set a season high for points and also had seven assists while helping the Sixers snap a five-game losing streak. Thaddeus Young had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Deron Williams had 27 points and 13 assists for the Nets, who had won three in a row.Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.
With two fourth-quarter free throws, Deron Williams surpassed 10,000 career points. Fewer than 400 players have achieved the feat. Williams also recently passed 5,000 assists and ranks 56th in league history with 5,098...Reggie Evans (9 points, 11 rebounds) is averaging 8.0 points per game on 52% shooting in the Nets' last four games. Evans has recorded 10-or-more rebounds in seven of the last nine.
Brooklyn Nets (37-27)
|G · Deron Williams||G · Joe Johnson||F · Gerald Wallace||F · Reggie Evans||C · Brook Lopez|
Philadelphia 76ers (24-39)
|G · Jrue Holiday||G · Damien Wilkins||F · Evan Turner||F · Thaddeus Young||C · Spencer Hawes|
Andrew Bynum (bilateral knee bone bruises) is OUT.
Jason Richardson (left knee surgery) is OUT.
Nick Young (left ankle sprain) is a DOUBTFUL.
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|27 PTS, 6 REB, 13 AST
10-18 FGs, 2-6 3Ps, 5-7 FTs
|On the defense:
"When you're that step slow, there are going to be different things, but it's always going to be something."