Sixers pull away from Washington Wizards to extend winning streak to five games

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

Monte Morris could not help but crack a smile as he jogged back down the court, the latest to be whiffed by James Harden. Harden had jab-stepped and put on a dribble move that caused Morris to lose his balance in the right corner, before burying the three-pointer and turning to high-five Tyrese Maxey from the Sixers’ bench. That deep shot capped the Sixers’ fourth-quarter surge to authoritatively pull away from the Washington Wizards, 112-93, Sunday night at the Wells Fargo Center, pushing their winning streak to five games. The Sixers (45-22), who have won 11 of their past 14 games, jumped to…

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