2012 NB Playoffs, 76ers Vs. Bulls Game 4 Final Score: Spencer Hawes, Jrue Holiday Propel Philadelphia Past Chicago, 89-82

Spencer Hawes scored a team-high 22 points and Jrue Holiday scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half to help the Philadelphia 76ers earn a 89-82 victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of an Eastern Conference playoff series. The 76ers now own a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, which now heads back to Chicago for Game 5 on Tuesday (9:30 p.m on NBA TV).

Hawes tallied 17 of his 22 in the first half to help the Sixers earn a 44-42 halftime lead, but it was Holiday who carried Philly to the critical victory which puts the top-seeded Bulls on the brink of elimination.

Ahead just 74-73 with 4:43 to play in the fourth quarter, Holiday nailed back-to-back 3-pointers to push the margin to 80-73 with 3:34 remaining.

From there, Chicago was able to pull within two points, 80-78, but the Sixers made seven of their last eight free throws down to stretch to cement the victory. Before that free-throw shooting display, Philly was just 65-percent (15 of 23) from the charity stripe.

Bulls center Carlos Boozer scored a game-high 23 points and collected 11 rebounds, however, he lost the ball on a critical late-game possession that could have helped Chicago cut the Sixers' margin to two points with less than a minute to go. Overall, Boozer had five turnovers.

Andre Iguodala finished with 14 points and a game-high 12 rebounds, while Evan Turner went fore nine and six.

For more on the Sixers, stay tuned to SB Nation Philly and team blog Liberty Ballers. For more on the Bulls check out SBN Chicago and Blog a Bull.

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