Philadelphia 76ers Team Report – December 13
=== Philadelphia 76ers Team Report – December 13 ===
(Sports Network) – Allen Iverson poured in a season-high 40 points and
handed out 10 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks,
107-101, at the Wachovia Center.
Kenny Thomas added 20 points and 17 rebounds for the Sixers, who have won
back-to-back games on the heels of a six-game skid. Marc Jackson contributed a
season-high 28 points in the victory.
With 1:45 remaining, Jackson scored off an offensive rebound to put Philly
ahead 100-98 and it led the rest of the way. Thirteen seconds later, Jackson
made a free throw to push the edge to 101-98. Milwaukee’s Desmond Mason, who
finished with 21 points, drained a pair from the stripe to cut the deficit to
101-100, but the Bucks could never draw even.
Iverson has tallied at least 40 points 58 times in his nine-year career.
Philadelphia forward Corliss Williamson missed the contest due to a left knee
injury. Samuel Dalembert netted six points in his second straight start for
Thomas has scored in double-digits in three straight and five of his last six
games. He has recorded three double-doubles this season.
The 76ers are off until Tuesday when they host Carmelo Anthony and the Denver
Nuggets. Last season, the Nuggets swept the two contests between the teams.