Sport Boston Celtics rally to defeat Philadelphia 76ers in London

08:47  12 january  2018
08:47  12 january  2018 Source:   Press Association

Celtics hit back from 22-point deficit to defeat 76ers at London's O2 Arena

  Celtics hit back from 22-point deficit to defeat 76ers at London's O2 Arena The Boston Celtics rallied from 22 points down to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 and boost their NBA title credentials at the O2 Arena. Jaylen Brown scored 21 points with Kyrie Irving adding 20 and Marcus Morris 19 for the Celtics, helping Boston turn a 49-27 deficit midway through the second period into a 69-68 lead by the middle of the third and sending them to a seventh straight win.JJ Redick led Philadelphia with 22 while Ben Simmons added 16 and Joel Embiid 15.

The Boston Celtics rallied from 22 points down to beat the Philadelphia 76 ers 114-103 and boost their NBA title credentials at the O2 Arena in London .

The folks here in London got an eyeful on Thursday night as Morris delivered one of his best performances to date in helping Boston rally from 22 points down to defeat Philadelphia 114-103. Brown comes up big in Celtics comeback win over 76 ers in London .

Boston's Marcus Smart shoots past Philadelphia 76ers' Robert Covington during Celtics' victory in the NBA London Game 2018 at the O2 Arena: Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena © PA WIRE Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena

The Boston Celtics rallied from 22 points down to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 and boost their NBA title credentials at the O2 Arena in London.

Jaylen Brown scored 21 points with Kyrie Irving adding 20 and Marcus Morris 19 for the Celtics, helping Boston turn a 49-27 deficit midway through the second period into a 69-68 lead by the middle of the third and sending them to a seventh straight win.

JJ Redick led Philadelphia with 22 while Ben Simmons added 16 and Joel Embiid 15.

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their seventh game in 10 as they went down 133-99 to the Toronto Raptors.

LeBron James hit 26 points in the loss, which saw the Raptors outscore the Cavs in every quarter.

The LA Clippers saw off the Sacramento Kings 121-115, while Lonzo Ball hit 18 points and 10 rebounds as the LA Lakers beat the San Antonio Spurs 93-81.

Tech-savvy NBA returns to London with a plan for global supremacy .
Basketball and football are the "only truly global sports" and the NBA is the "best league around", according to the bosses of the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics. The teams are in London for Thursday's game at the O2 - the eighth competitive fixture the NBA has staged in the capital over the last 25 years.The most successful franchise in NBA history, the Celtics currently have the second best record in the league and a potential player-of-the-season in Kyrie Irving.

Source: http://uk.pressfrom.com/news/sport/-233330-boston-celtics-rally-to-defeat-philadelphia-76ers-in-london/

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