Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Evan Turner scored 26 points and hit the
go-ahead basket with 3.9 seconds left in overtime to lift the Philadelphia
76ers to a 95-94 win over the Boston Celtics in an Atlantic Division matchup
from the Wells Fargo Center.
Turner added 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young compiled 17 points and 12 boards
to help the 76ers halt a two-game losing streak and take the opener of a home-
and-home series between the longtime rivals. Jrue Holiday contributed 15
points to the hard-fought victory.
Boston suffered its second defeat in its last three outings despite a triple-
double from Rajon Rondo and a game-high 27 points out of Paul Pierce. The
Celtics also received 19 points off the bench from Jeff Green and a 17-point,
10-rebound effort from Kevin Garnett.
Rondo finished with 16 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds.
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