Jodie Meeks Ties a Career High as Philadelphia Sixers Rip Lowly Wizards

Nick Davis@_nick_davis_Contributor IIIJanuary 14, 2012

Jodie Meeks tied a career high with 26 points and Lou Williams scored 19 as the the the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 120-89 Friday night.

Even Spencer Hawes—who missed the 76ers last game against the Knicks due to a strained lower back—chipped in with 10 points and 10 rebounds. 

With the win Friday night, the 76ers improved to 8-3 on the young season, and 5-0 at home. The Sixer's have won seven of their last eight games, giving them a two game lead over the second-place New York Knicks

The Wizards were lead by Rashard Lewis, who had 16 points. Kevin Seraphin and Jordan Crawford both added 12 points.

The Wizards (1-10) are having serious struggles this year. The Wizards one win this season came against the Raptors, a team they on Tuesday, January 10.

The two teams will face each other tomorrow night in Philadelphia.

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