Evan Turner had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 95-94 overtime win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
Jrue Holiday scored 26 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 99-93 on Friday night.
Brandon Jennings scored 33 points and Monta Ellis had 18 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 105-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Barzilai had served as analytics consultant for the Memphis Grizzlies since 2009.
The Philadelphia 76ers are bringing back former stars Moses Malone and Dikembe Mutombo as part of their opening night festivities on Wednesday.
Jason Richardson made a three-point play and hit a pair of 3-pointers to start the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the New York Knicks 98-90 on Monday night in an exhibition game in the Carrier Dome, spoiling Carmelo Anthony’s return to his college roots.
Thaddeus Young had 24 points and nine rebounds, Dorell Wright added 18 points and 11 rebounds off the bench, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-96 on Friday night.
The early session featured a spirited scrimmage that lasted for nearly two hours.
“We are going to give every fan in attendance a red ‘Passionate, Intense, Proud’ 76ers tee-shirt and also a rally towel that basically celebrates the rivalry between the Sixers and Celtics.” spokesman Mike Preston says.
Evan Turner made the go-ahead layup with 40.4 seconds left and Philadelphia held off Boston the rest of the way with six straight free throws as the 76ers evened the second-round Eastern Conference series with an 82-81 victory Monday night.
Kevin Garnett scored 29 points — his most in the regular- or postseason this year — and added 11 rebounds on Saturday night to give the Boston Celtics a 92-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the opener of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Derrick Rose scored 23 points before being helped off the court late in the game with an injured left knee, casting a major cloud over the Chicago Bulls’ 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Saturday’s playoff opener.
The Sixers will see a familiar face in Memphis tonight.
The Sixers wrap up a tough stretch tonight against the Clippers.
Sixers GM Rod Thorn says Spencer Hawes is the key to the team’s success.