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Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward (20) is defended by Philadelphia 76ers' Landry Shamet (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
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December 25, 2018 - 8:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving hit back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime for six of his 40 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to a 121-114 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. Irving, who forced the OT on a jump shot with 20 seconds left in the fourth, also pulled down 10 rebounds for the...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and guard Ben Simmons (25)
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May 10, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Andrew Porter, 94WIP PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers' season is over, but their future is as bright as ever. According to PhillyVoice.com's Kyle Neubeck , after Wednesday night's eliminating semifinals loss, Ben Simmons showed both of his hands to Joel Embiid and said, "...
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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, right, drives past Philadelphia 76ers guard Marco Belinelli during the first quarter of Game 5.
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May 09, 2018 - 11:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a hit and went up for the go-ahead layup with 23 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-112 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Tatum scored 25 points, Jaylen Brown had...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard T.J. McConnell (12) dribbles against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the first quarter in game four of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.
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Matt Leon
May 09, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 76ers will look to once again extend their season as they visit the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semi-final series. The Celtics lead this best-of-seven series 3-1, but the Sixers do have the momentum after staving off elimination in Game 4...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington (33) fouls Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36).
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Andrew Kramer
May 07, 2018 - 9:10 pm
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With their backs against the wall, the Sixers got their first win of their second-round playoff series with the Celtics Monday night. No NBA team has ever come back from a 0-3 deficit in the playoffs. But fans like Michael Morgan are now hoping the Sixers will...
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May 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes (46) tip off to start the first quarter in game three of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit
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May 05, 2018 - 8:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Al Horford scored the go-ahead basket for Boston late in overtime in a wild Game 3 where the Philadelphia 76ers gave away the basketball and the confetti, leading the Celtics to a 101-98 win on Saturday night. The Celtics go for the sweep on Monday. The ending to regulation was...
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Actor Kevin Hart
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Dan Wing
May 04, 2018 - 8:05 am
One of Philadelphia's most-well known comedians had some scary moments as his plane landed in Boston Thursday night. Comedian Kevin Hart was making his way to Boston to watch the Sixers take on the Celtics when a tire on the private jet he was on blew a tire while landing at Logan Airport. As he...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) drives against Boston Celtics forward Al Horford during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series.
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May 03, 2018 - 11:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 21 points and hit a pair of free throws in the closing second, and the Boston Celtics rallied from a 22-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-103 on Thursday night and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Terry Rozier added 20...
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric
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Matt Leon
May 03, 2018 - 2:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The 76ers will visit the Boston Celtics tonight in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. Philadelphia is looking to even things up after a 117-101 loss in the series opener on Monday. In that game, the Sixers hit just five of 26 three-point attempts...
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Apr 30, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and guard Ben Simmons (25) (right) and guard JJ Redick (17) react late in the fourth quarter of their 117-101 loss to the Boston Celtics in game one of the second round of the 2018
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April 30, 2018 - 11:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 29 points and first-year Celtics forward Jayson Tatum scored 28 to outplay redshirt rookie Ben Simmons and lead the Boston Celtics to a 117-101 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. With much of the...
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