76ers Defeat Hawks, Snap Five-Game Slide

Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help lead the Sixers past the Atlanta Hawks, 99-80. Philadelphia's Evan Turner scored a team-high 21 points. Young later addressed the media.

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The 76ers, losers of five straight, welcomed former teammate Lou Williams and the Hawks to the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night. Thaddeus Young scored 18 points to go with his 11 rebounds as Philadelphia led by 15, but Atlanta would try to keep it close. Williams' step back three cut the deficit to 10, however the Sixers would not be denied. Evan Turner dropped in a game-high 21 as Philly halted their 5-game skid with the 99-80 win over Atlanta.