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Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81

Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Regardless of their woeful record and eye toward the future, the Philadelphia 76ers are tenacious. This time, it resulted in a victory. Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the 76ers' 89-81 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. "We're a chippy, gritty team that's going to go out there and compete every night," Noel said. Robert Covington added 13 points and Jason Richardson had 12 to help Philadelphia snap a five-game winning streak and win for the first time since trading Michael Carter-Williams. The 76ers are 13-45. John Wall scored 21 points on 7-of-26 shooting for Washington. Otto Porter added 19 and Ramon...

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