76ers top Magic 78-61 for 3rd straight victory

Spencer Hawes had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Jrue Holiday had 13 points and 14 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 78-61 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.

Nick Young had 15 points to help the Sixers win three straight games for the first time since the final three games of November.

Hawes and Young both scored big buckets during a 14-1 run in the third quarter that helped the Sixers put away the undermanned Magic.

Orlando listed six players as inactive in its 10th straight loss. E'Twaun Moore had 18 points and Nik Vucevic grabbed 14 rebounds.

The Sixers lost leading rebounder Thaddeus Young to a strained left hamstring late in the first half.






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