Is it a 'roundup' if there's only one game? Yes, the judges will allow it. Philadelphia forced Boston to game seven with a low-scoring win last night.
Philadelphia 82 - Boston 75
It might not have looked great, but the end result is all that matters. Boston battled to an underwhelming 36-33 halftime lead and was unable to hang on as Philly forced game seven back in Boston. The Celtics shot a whopping 33.3% for the game and hit only three of their fourteen three point attempts. Rajon Rondo was a miserable 4-14 from the field.
Philly only hit one of their nine three point attempts, but did manage to shoot a respectable 45.7% from the field. Jrue Holiday led the way with 20 points and six assists, while Elton Brand added 13 points and ten boards.
Now we get the third game seven of this year's playoffs. The Lakers beat Denver at home in the first round in their game seven, while the Clippers beat the Grizzlies in Memphis, also in the first round.
Game seven for the Celtics and 76ers is Saturday in Boston. Take a look at how Holiday led his team there.
Article by Eric Gray