76ers pull away late to beat Kings

Thaddeus Young had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday scored 21 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to an 89-80 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.

Nick Young scored 20 points to help the Sixers win consecutive games for the first time since they had a three-game winning streak from Nov. 25-30.

They beat Washington and the Kings this week for the rare winning streak. The Sixers won for only the fifth time in 14 games and eighth in 25.

The Sixers beat Phoenix, Dallas and Charlotte in the last three games of November the last time they had a winning streak.

Tyreke Evans scored 29 points and Isaiah Thomas had 24 for the Kings. DeMarcus Cousins had 12 points and 12 rebounds. The Kings have lost six of seven and fell to 1-3 on a six-game road trip.






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