Neither team led by more than six points through three low-scoring quarters, but the Lakers took over in the fourth, pulling ahead by as many as 16 points when Lou Williams made a turnaround jumper with 4:32 left.
The Lakers held on to split the season series against the Sixers, the only team behind the Lakers in the standings.
After beating Boston on Wednesday, the Lakers' improved their record to 7-27 with Friday's win over Philadelphia, a four-game advantage over the Sixers (3-32), which doesn't bode well for lottery standings at the end of the season. If the Lakers do not have a top-three pick in the 2016
Williams finished with a game-high 24 points, while dishing five assists. Jordan Clarkson scored 19, while
Fellow rookie Larry Nance Jr. set a career high with 14 rebounds while adding eight points in 24 1/2 minutes.
The 76ers were led by
McConnell picked up Lakers guard
Neither team shot well from the field. The Lakers made 37.9% of their shots from the field, 31.2% from three-point range (5 of 16) and 75.9% (22 of 29) from the free-throw line. The Sixers shot 36.9%, 16.7% (4 of 24) and 72% (18 of 25), respectively.
The Lakers play next on Sunday when they host the