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NBA: Philadelphia 97, New York 80

Jan. 26, 2013 at 9:56 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday pumped in a career-high 35 points Saturday and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off a pair earlier losses to New York with a 97-80 victory.

Holiday dished off six assists while Nick Young and Evan Turner added 20 points each for the Sixers, who avenged two lop-sided defeats at the hands of New York this season.

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The win was only the third in 11 outings for Philadelphia.

New York never led in the contest despite 25 points from Carmelo Anthony, who went 9-of-28 from the floor.

Amare Stoudemire came off the bench to put in 20 points for the Knicks.

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