Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Boston

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Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers: Postgame Grades and Analysis for Boston
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The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 109-101, despite turning the ball over 22 times, which now stands as a new season-high. Every time the Sixers made their run, however, the Celtics answered with incredibly quick offense, whether it was a mid-range jumper from Kevin Garnett or Avery Bradley, or a three-pointer by Paul Pierce. 

Doc Rivers utilized three-guard lineups over and over again Tuesday night, and he had his team playing loads of zone defense. It flummoxed the Sixers, who shot just 5-of-21 from behind the arc to Boston's 50.6 percent from the floor. 

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