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Cavs Lose Fifth In A Row By 10 Or More Points; Sixers Latest Beneficiaries, 117-97

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – The 76ers found a way to beat Cleveland at home.

Then again, everyone is picking on the Cavaliers these days.

Thaddeus Young scored a game-high 26 points off the bench to lead the Sixers to a 117-97 win Tuesday that snapped an eight-game home losing streak to the Cavs dating back nearly five years.

Jodie Meeks started for the second game in a row and scored 16 points and Jrue Holiday also had 16 for the Sixers, who have won four of five since a 1-8 stretch.

J.J. Hickson scored 18 to lead the Cavs, who have lost five straight games — all by 10 points or more.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.