Sixers lose big lead, fall to Celtics 114-103 in London

Sixers lose big lead, fall to Celtics 114-103 in London

Jayson Tatum massacred the 76ers during a short third-quarter stretch, but it was Brown who paddled his ass off early when the rest of the Celtics were willing to float wherever the tide took them. Assists-Boston 24 (Irving, Horford 7), Philadelphia 20 (Embiid, McConnell 5). "It's a great way of promoting the fact that BT Sport broadcasts up to seven live National Basketball Association games per week throughout the regular season, including a primetime game every Sunday".

The Celtics overcame a 22-point night from J.J. Redick, whose 13-point half gave the Sixers an early edge.

Tipoff is scheduled for 3:00 pm E.T on January 11 at the O2 Arena in London, England.

As the Cavs appear to be counting the days until the playoffs begin, Toronto are playing as though their reputation as playoff also-rans is one they intend to shake this year. But James is closing in on becoming just the seventh player in National Basketball Association history to score 30,000 career points, with 29,874 going into the game against the Toronto Raptors.

Ben Simmons is a brolic rookie who makes his scoring impact bowling over bodies in the paint.

Irving makes a valid point about everyone being able to seek knowledge on their own accord, and it's probably safe to say he's exhausted of answering this question. Redick took the energy from the sequence and ran with it, canning a triple that reestablished some breathing room, at 28-21.

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While the shooting clearly improved from the first half to the second, the defense was especially key with Philadelphia struggling to find open looks after intermission. Still, with 22 points, he matched a career-long streak with his fourth straight 20-point outing. He's won three championships and four Most Valuable Player awards and could add to both of those totals this year.

Brandon Ingram scored 26 points, and Lonzo Ball contributed 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists as Los Angeles knocked off visiting San Antonio.

The Celts started the second half on fire and never let up. Rudy Gay, Tony Parker and Danny Green are all unavailable as well, and yet San Antonio can plan for the postseason thanks to the second best defence in the league and LaMarcus Aldridge stepping up to lead the team.

A 37-22 advantage in the third quarter helped Boston go up six heading into the final frame. NBA League Pass subscribers will have to wait three hours until the game is available on the service, as it will be blacked out live due to national broadcast restrictions. Perhaps not, but the Boston Celtics can at least match his production offensively with the addition of Irving.

Spotted in the stands was a trio of fans decked colonial garb, holding up red, white, and blue flags that spelled out "Trust the Process".

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