User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Sixers beat Lakers, 'over' hits

New Sportsbook.com customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

   

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Thaddeus Young scored seven of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Evan Turner added 22 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped their 13-game road losing streak with a 111-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.

Advertisement
Spencer Hawes had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Sixers, who hadn't won away from Philadelphia since their road opener on Nov. 1.

Young and Michael Carter-Williams contributed big points down the stretch as the last-place Sixers held on for just their second win in 11 games overall.

Nick Young scored 26 points on 6-for-21 shooting in the Lakers' fifth consecutive loss. Los Angeles also has lost five of six at Staples Center, winning just once at home since Nov. 24.

Philadelphia went up 104-99 with 1:44 to play on a layup by Thaddeus Young, who added a three-point play on the next possession.

Jordan Farmar's 3-pointer with 55 seconds left cut the Sixers' lead to three points, but Shawne Williams missed an open 3-pointer that could have tied it, and Carter-Williams hit two late free throws to secure Philadelphia's second straight road win over the Lakers.

Pau Gasol missed his second straight game with a respiratory infection for the Lakers, who already were without Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Steve Blake. Chris Kaman suited up despite limited movement on his injured ankle, and Jordan Hill contributed 18 points and 13 rebounds while starting at center.

Los Angeles then lost swingman Xavier Henry to a strained right knee in the first quarter. Henry, who filled in at point guard while Bryant and the Lakers' top three point guards were injured, played just 4 1/2 scoreless minutes before limping to the locker room.

Jodie Meeks scored 15 points as the Lakers used their 16th starting lineup in 31 games, including seven straight games with a new starting five since Bryant broke a bone near his knee.

Henry will have an MRI exam Monday. In his absence, recent D-League call-up Kendall Marshall stepped in as Farmar's backup at point guard, contributing eight points and three assists.

Two days after the Lakers lost to Utah, the Western Conference's last-place team, Los Angeles lost to another one of the NBA's worst.

Both teams lost healthy leads in the first half, but Philadelphia jumped to a 13-point lead late in the third quarter with 11 points from Hawes. Los Angeles chipped away and eventually took the lead with 7:07 to play on Robert Sacre's three-point play.

NOTES: After the Sixers missed nine of their first 10 shots in the first quarter, the Lakers promptly missed nine of their next 10. ... Young spent last season with Philadelphia, averaging 10.6 points while largely coming off the bench. He left as a free agent to join his favorite boyhood team in his native Los Angeles. ... The Lakers are one of just four Western Conference teams with a losing record at home.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Rogers: Thursday's Tip Sheet
Lawrence: Zig-Zag Theory
Blazers top Rockets again, 112-105
Mavs paddle Spurs, even series 1-1
Heat hold off Bobcats, lead series 2-0
Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year
Suns' Dragic named Most Improved Player
Wizards home with 2-0 lead over Bulls
Jackson seeking coach, won't be him
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NBA Pro Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NBA Hot Streaks
20-9 Last 29 Picks, +4,268 TY
10-3 L13, 17-5 L22, 38-13 Streak
5-1 L6 G-Plays, +1,872 This Year
5-0 L3 Days, +2,270 G-Plays TY
3-0 L2 Days, 13-4 L17 Selections
3-1 L4 Picks, 6-1 L7 Total Plays
13-5 L18 Totals, +1,705 TY
2-0 LN, 6-1 Run, 3-0 L3 G-Plays
5-2 L7 G-Plays, +1,654 TY
11-4 Last 15 Guarantees
5-1 Record Last 2 Days
6-2 L8 G-Plays, 7-3 L10 Picks
11-5 L16 Picks, 16-5 L21 G-Plays
5-2 Last 7 Guarantees
6-1 L7 G-Plays, 15-4 L19 Totals
NBA Pro Basketball Expert Sports Picks
2013 NBA SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 4057
Mike Rose + 1972
Paul Bovi + 1598
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 756
The Gold Sheet + 687
Antony Dinero + 414
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Dave Cokin 60 %
Chip Chirimbes 57 %
Paul Bovi 57 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Michael Black + 2164
Paul Bovi + 1313
The Prez + 1303
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 1437
Tony Stoffo + 1088
Kyle Hunter + 1045
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 2092
Mike Rose + 1594
Chip Chirimbes + 993
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!