76ers 88, Celtics 79
Dorell Wright scored 20 points while Jrue Holiday added 10
points and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the
Boston Celtics 88-79 on Sunday night in an exhibition game.
Nick Young scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half for the
Sixers (5-1), who close out the preseason Monday night against the
New York Knicks in Syracuse. Spencer Hawes scored 12 and Evan
Turner added 10 points for Philadelphia.
Jeff Green had 12 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks and Rajon
Rondo had 12 points and 10 assists in Boston’s last game of the
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett returned to the lineup for the
Celtics (2-4) after resting Saturday when Boston rallied for a win
over the Knicks in Albany. Both scored eight points and Garnett
added seven rebounds before leaving early in the fourth