Lowly 76ers surprise short-handed Hawks 92-84

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hollis Thompson and Luc Mbah a Moute scored 19 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers surprised the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 92-84 on Saturday night.

Nerlens Noel had 11 points and 17 rebounds for the 76ers, who won for the second time in 11 games. Philadelphia (14-49) entered with the NBA's second-worst record.

Jeff Teague had 17 points to pace Atlanta, which had its six-game winning streak snapped. The Hawks (49-13), who came in with the best record in the league, rested starters Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll - taking more than 41 points out of their lineup.

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