facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: Philadelphia 94, Cleveland 79

Nov. 8, 2013 at 11:21 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Evan Turner led a strong comeback with 22 points Friday, sending Philadelphia to a 94-79 victory over Cleveland.

The Cavaliers jumped in front by 14 after one period only to see the 76ers dominate the middle two quarters. Philadelphia took a 16-point lead into the final period and easily held on to end a two-game skid.

Turner added 10 rebounds while Tony Wroten delivered a career-best 18 points off the bench. Thaddeus Young added 16 points for the 76ers.

Tristan Thompson had 13 points and 16 rebounds for Cleveland, which has lost back-to-back games.

Cleveland center Andrew Bynum received a less-than-warm welcome from his former home crowd while scoring four points in 18 minutes. He was booed by the Philadelphia fans after sitting out all of last season with knee problems while with the 76ers.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
2
Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat' Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat'
3
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
4
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
5
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback