The Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) defeated the Boston Celtics at home and won six games in a row. 지울프-토토
Philadelphia won 106-103 in a home game against Boston in the 2023-24 NBA regular season held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on the 9th (Korean time).
Philadelphia, which achieved six consecutive wins after one loss, pushed Boston out and jumped to first place in the Eastern Conference.
Boston (5 wins, 2 losses) suffered its first consecutive loss of the season.
In Philadelphia, Joel Embiid performed well with 27 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 blocks.
Tyrese Maxey also contributed with 25 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 blocks.
For Boston, Kristaps Porzingis struggled with 29 points and 6 rebounds
but Jayson Tatum (16 points, 15 rebounds) and Jaylen Brown (11 points) did not meet expectations.
Philadelphia, which finished the first half with a 61-54 lead, faced Boston’s strong counterattack in the third quarter.
Boston narrowed the gap by using the outside guns of Jrue Holiday, Derrick White, and Tatum.
However, Philadelphia’s offense was not easy.
Embiid scored 13 points in the third quarter alone, shaking off the opponent’s attack.
Philadelphia finished the third quarter at 81-71 thanks to Robert Covington’s 3-pointer.
In the fourth quarter, Boston’s last-minute all-out attack became even stronger.
Brown and Porzingis narrowed the gap with outside shots.
Philadelphia allowed the chase to go from a 10-point lead to a 3-point lead
but did not allow the score to be tied due to Embiid’s performance.
Emby made a brilliant play through the opponent’s court and extinguished the fire in a hurry.
Afterwards, he was able to overcome Boston’s persistent pursuit and Philadelphia won by 3 points.