Nick Young scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half for the Sixers (5-1), who close out the preseason Monday night against the New York Knicks in Syracuse. Spencer Hawes scored 12 and Evan Turner added 10 points for Philadelphia.
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett returned to the lineup for the Celtics (2-4) after resting Saturday when Boston rallied for a win over the Knicks in Albany. Both scored eight points and Garnett added seven rebounds before leaving early in the fourth quarter.
Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday night to claim the
With the Clippers down two, Jamal Crawford drives the lane and his shot doesn't fall. Los Angeles' season comes to an end, losing the series to the Blazers 4-2.
Saying "we just have to be better," Kemba Walker came to grips with the Hornets' near-miss as the Heat pushed them to Game 7.