Highlights of Celtics' 118-115 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers

Highlights of Celtics' 118-115 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com

FINAL SCORE: 76ers 118, Celtics 115

IN BRIEF:  Joel Embiid had 37 points and 22 rebounds, Jimmy Butler had 19 of his 22 points in the second half and the 76ers rallied from a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Celtics 118-113 in Philadelphia on Wednesday night to prevent a season series sweep by Boston. It was only the Sixers' fourth victory in their past 22 meetings with the Celtics. Kyrie Irving (36 points) led the C's with his career-high fourth consecutive 30-point game.  BOX SCORE

CELTICS RECORD: 43-29

HIGHLIGHTS:

TATUM BLOCK, IRVING TO HORFORD FOR 2:

PART OF KYRIE'S 16-POINT 1ST QUARTER:

AND KEEPING IT GOING IN THE 2ND...

EARLY 3RD-QUARTER ALTERCATION LEADS TO MARCUS SMART'S EJECTION:

OJELEYE OFF THE BENCH WITH A PUTBACK OFF ROZIER DRIVE:

JIMMY BUTLER BRINGS THE SIXERS BACK IN 4TH:

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