Sixers Beat Lakers 95-90 Behind Lou Williams' 24

The Sixers now have wins in last week over Lakers, Magic, Bulls and Hawks.

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76ers Schedule 2012: Spurs And Clippers On Tap This Week

After taking out the Los Angeles Lakers 95-90 on Monday night, the Philadelphia 76ers have just two more games to play during the week. Both should be rather stiff challenges, however.

The San Antonio Spurs will visit on Wednesday night at 17-9 and winners of their last five games. Even with Manu Ginobili out of the lineup with a broken finger and Tim Duncan showing his age, the Spurs have managed to keep winning games thanks to a good bench and, of course, some help from Tony Parker.

The Los Angeles Clippers are somehow 14-7 on the season. While Blake Griffin garners highlights, Chris Paul continues to be the biggest difference in the team's turnaround. They may be receiving some bad news soon regarding Chauncey Billups, however.

Here's the complete Sixers weekday schedule with TV/Radio information:

Wednesday, 2/8: 76ers vs. Spurs(7:00 p.m. ET, TV/Radio: CSN/94 WIP)

Friday, 2/10: 76ers vs. Clippers (7:00 p.m. ET, TV/Radio: CSN/94 WIP)

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76ers Vs. Lakers Final Score: Sixers Outlast Lakers In 95-90 Win

The Philadelphia 76ers took the lead for the last time on a Lou Williams 3-pointer with 2:05 left in the fourth quarter. The previous 46 minutes featured 16 lead changes in what was a nailbiter of a match throughout. Philadelphia took remarkable care of the ball, committing just four total turnovers for the 95-90 win.

The Los Angeles Lakers lack of an effective trigger man has hounded the team throughout the season. That deficiency was especially clear on Monday night, with Jrue Holiday putting up 13 points and six assists (and a game-leading plus-11 rating) to zero turnovers. The Lakers, meanwhile, committed 16 team turnovers, including five each for Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum.

The Sixers held LA to just 42 percent shooting from the field, including 29.2 percent on 24 3-point attempts. Philadelphia shot better from beyond the arc than they did overall. Williams and Jodie Meeks went 3-for-6 and 3-for-5, respectively, from long range to pace the team. Williams' 24 points were behind only Bryant's 28 for the game, but he needed 13 less field goal attempts to get there.

Philadelphia improved to 18-7 with the win, putting them four games ahead of the Boston Celtics in the Atlantic Division. They came in fifth in Tom Ziller's latest NBA Power Rankings for SB Nation.


Final - 2.6.2012 1 2 3 4 Total
Los Angeles Lakers 24 26 19 21 90
Philadelphia 76ers 21 25 24 25 95

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Sixers Vs Lakers: Game Time, TV Schedule and More

The Lakers come to town desperate for a road win while the 76ers can further establish themselves with a victory over a perennial power.

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Philadelphia 76ers Pass First Big Test, Hold 3.5 Game Lead In Atlantic

Decisive wins over the Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks have added weight to the Sixers 17-7 record, while a demoralizing loss to the Miami Heat sandwiched in the middle showed they still have work to do.

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