Preseason: Sixers top the Celtics 107-75
- Updated: October 16, 2012
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 107-75 during exhibition play Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Celtics slogged their way to their third preseason loss in four outings. Paul Pierce scored a team-high 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting, but also had four turnovers. For the Sixers, Spencer Hawes put up 17 points and eight rebounds in 17:36 off the pine, while Thaddeus Young (15 points, 6 rebounds) and Nick Young (14 points) also had solid performances.
Philly native Dionte Christmas connected on 1-of-4 shots for two points over 13:28 in his homecoming.