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Carter-Williams helps lead Sixers past Magic in double OT

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Carter-Williams recorded his first triple-double and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Orlando Magic, 126-125, in two overtimes.

Carter-Williams, who was named Rookie of the Month earlier Tuesday, totaled 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for the Sixers, who had lost four in a row and eight of their previous nine.

Thaddeus Young chipped in 25 points and 12 boards in a game that featured 23 lead changes and 16 ties.

Evan Turner scored 24 points but committed eight of Philadelphia's 23 turnovers, missed a runner at the regulation buzzer and fouled Arron Afflalo taking a 3-pointer near the end of the first extra session.

Afflalo made all three free throws to tie the game, 118-118, and Turner turned the ball over at the other end to keep things even.

Carter-Williams hit a tie-breaking free throw in the second OT, put in a finger-roll a little later for a 123-120 Sixers lead, and assisted on a Young bucket that nearly sealed the win.

Afflalo finished with a career-high 43 points, but drew iron on a potential game-tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of Orlando's third straight loss.

Glen Davis also set a personal best with 33 points, and Victor Oladipo matched Carter-Williams' triple-double with a 26-point, 10-assist, 10-rebound effort.

Turner converted a three-point play to give the Sixers a seemingly healthy 96-89 lead with 4 1/2 minutes remaining in regulation, but Orlando scored the next nine points to keep the see-saw battle going.

The Sixers scored the next six points and were up by three, 104-101, after Young got a tough runner to fall with under a minute to play.

Davis, though, stepped back and drained his first 3-pointer of the season with 18.4 seconds to go, and Turner's contested pull-up in the lane bounced off the rim at the buzzer.

Afflalo scored 14 points in the first quarter, and the Magic's .688 shooting percentage in the opening frame gave them a 34-29 lead.

Orlando trailed at the break, 58-57, and went down by as many as 11 in the third after the Sixers went on a 14-2 run. Oladipo went coast-to-coast and got a floater to fall prior to the third-quarter buzzer to get the Magic within 85-80.

Game Notes

The Sixers are 3-1 in overtime games this season ... Orlando lost its only other OT game against Minnesota on Oct. 30 ... Magic center Nikola Vucevic sat out with a sprained left ankle, while point guard Jameer Nelson missed his third straight game due to a foot injury ... Orlando is 1-7 away from home ... The Sixers made 11 3-pointers, had 20 more points in the paint (58-38) and 15 more second-chance points (31-16).

12/03 22:45:27 ET