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C’s No Match for 76ers

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) dunks against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) dunks against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) dunks against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) dunks against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo reacts as he is called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo reacts as he is called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo reacts as he is called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo reacts as he is called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, left, tries to stop Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on a drive to the basket during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, left, tries to stop Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on a drive to the basket during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, left, tries to stop Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on a drive to the basket during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, left, tries to stop Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on a drive to the basket during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger (7) grabs a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger (7) grabs a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger (7) grabs a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger (7) grabs a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) dunks against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) dunks against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo reacts as he is called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo reacts as he is called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. The 76ers defeated the Celtics 111-102. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, left, tries to stop Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on a drive to the basket during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, left, tries to stop Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on a drive to the basket during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger (7) grabs a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger (7) grabs a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers 111-102 win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Boston — Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and Henry Sims had a career-high 24 points and added nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers celebrated their second victory in less than a week, beating the Boston Celtics 111-102 on Friday night.

Thaddeus Young and Elliot Williams added 15 points apiece for the Sixers, who have won two of four since tying an NBA record with 26 straight losses.

Philadelphia capitalized on 22 turnovers by Boston and overcame a triple-double by Rajon Rondo, who finished with 11 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds for the Celtics.

Jerryd Bayless scored 23 points for Boston and Brandon Bass finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Jeff Green added 15 points for the Celtics.

Grizzlies 100, Nuggets 92

Memphis, Tenn. — Marc Gasol had 24 points, Mike Conley scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half, and Memphis kept its playoff hopes alive with a victory over Denver.

Zach Randolph added 20 points, including the last four points for Memphis, and grabbed 15 rebounds. Tayshaun Prince scored 12 before leaving with an ankle injury in the first half and Courtney Lee scored 10 for Memphis, which won its 11th straight home game.

Raptors 102, Pacers 94

Toronto — Terrence Ross scored 24 points to lead shorthanded Toronto over Indiana.

Jonas Valanciunas added 22 points and nine rebounds, while DeMar DeRozan scored 20 for the Raptors, who earned their fifth win in six games despite missing starters Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson.

Bobcats 91, Magic 80

Charlotte, n.c. — Al Jefferson had 29 points and 16 rebounds, and Charlotte held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat Orlando.

Kemba Walker added 13 points and 10 assists, Anthony Tolliver scored 13 points and Gary Neal 12 for the Bobcats, who at 38-38 are back at .500 for the first time since Nov. 23, when they were 7-7.

Nets 116, Pistons 104

New York — Shaun Livingston scored 23 points, Mirza Teletovic made six 3-pointers and added 20, and Brooklyn beat Detroit to extend its home winning streak to 15 games.

Brooklyn made seven straight from beyond the arc in the second quarter to take control, led by Teletovic, who made four.

Timberwolves 122 Heat 121 (2 ot)

Miami — Corey Brewer hit one of two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in the second overtime, and Minnesota beat Miami.

Kevin Love scored 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Minnesota, which got 24 from Chase Budinger, 15 from Gorgui Dieng and 13 apiece from JJ Barea and Ricky Rubio, who also added 14 assists. Referee Ken Mauer called the last foul on Miami’s Norris Cole, saying he hit Brewer on a pass into the paint.

Hawks 117, Cavaliers 98

Atlanta — Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and Atlanta beat Cleveland in a costly setback for the Cavaliers’ late-season playoff push.

The Hawks, who began the night percentage points behind the New York Knicks in the race for the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, set a season high with 39 first-quarter points and never trailed.

Wizards 90, Knicks 89

New York — Bradley Beal made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 28 points, and Washington took advantage of nine turnovers by Carmelo Anthony to edge New York.

Wall added 19 points, combining with Beal for Washington’s final 12.

The loss dropped the Knicks out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, with the struggling Atlanta Hawks taking a one-game lead after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier Friday.

J.R. Smith scored a season-high 32 points for the Knicks but misfired on a potential game-winning 3 with 2.2 seconds remaining after Anthony lost control of the ball.