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NBA: Philadelphia 96, Indiana 86

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala pumped in 20 points Monday and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their best start in 11 years with a 96-86 victory over Indiana.

Iguodala gathered nine rebounds and dished out five assists while Lou Williams added 13 points and six assists for the Sixers, who have won five straight.

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Jrue Holiday, Spencer Hawes and Thaddeus Young each scored 12 points, enabling Philadelphia (6-2) to extend its best start to a season since going 10-0 to start the 2000-01 campaign.

The Pacers were playing without forward Danny Granger, who missed the game due to food poisoning, and had a two-game winning streak snapped.

Roy Hibbert led Indiana with 19 points and eight rebounds while David West added 15 and 11.

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