Sixers slip past Clippers

Elton Brand picked up 17 points on Friday night to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to an 89-88 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Sixers failed to cover the 9.5-point spread in this contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the night's posted total (189).

Thaddeus Young added 17 points in the win for Philadelphia. Al Thornton was good for a game-high 22 points in the loss for the Clippers.