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Sixers use late surge to down Raptors

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Nick Young and Jason Richardson scored 23 and 21 points, respectively, as the Philadelphia 76ers used a late surge to take down the Toronto Raptors, 106-98.

Jrue Holiday added 19 points, 12 assists, eight rebounds and three steals for the Sixers, who have won three in a row. Thaddeus Young ended with 18 points and seven boards.

DeMar DeRozan and Andrea Bargnani had 24 and 22 points, respectively, for the Raptors, who fell to 1-5 on the road this season. Jose Calderon donated 13 points and 12 assists.

Trailing by six, 92-86, with 5:29 to play, Nick Young made a pair of 3- pointers and Thaddeus Young put in a layup to put the Sixers ahead by two.

It remained a two-point contest after Amir Johnson and Holiday made shots for their respective teams. Kyle Lowry followed with a jumper from inside the lane to make it 96-96 with 1:58 to go.

Richardson, who suffered a head contusion in the third quarter, recorded a three-point play to put Philadelphia back on top. After Lowry missed a pair of foul shots, Richardson made a 3-pointer from the corner to make it a 102-96 contest with 1:20 left.

The Sixers kept the momentum as Nick Young blocked Lowry. Thaddeus Young made a layup at the other end to cap an 8-0 run by the home team.

Bargnani's hook shot and Thaddeus Young's slam accounted for the final margin.

Toronto led by as many as 10 in the first quarter and took a 29-22 margin into the second.

The Sixers went on an 11-2 run late in the second stanza to tie the game at 46. It was 51-51 at the half.

Down 65-64 with 5:36 remaining in the third frame, Toronto used a 12-0 surge to take the lead again. Bargnani bookended the burst with a jumper and 3- pointer to make it a 76-65 game.

The Raptors took an 80-73 margin into the fourth.

Game Notes

Philadelphia is 2-0 against the Raptors this season ... The Sixers went 3-2 on a five-game homestand ... Toronto started a three-game road trip on Tuesday ... Lowry had 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

11/20 22:05:20 ET