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Celtics overcome 22-point deficit to beat 76ers in London

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Ten seasons ago, the Boston Celtics came to London and won. As they repeated the first half of that feat with a comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night, the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics provided more evidence that they can emulate that 2007-08 squad. Kyrie Irving had 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds and Boston overcame a 22-point deficit to beat the 76ers 114-103 in the eighth regular season NBA game played in England.

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NBA: ‘Frustrated’ Embiid felt destined to struggle against Celtics

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Joel Embiid felt like he was destined to struggle from the outset in the Philadelphia 76ers' 114-103 defeat to the Boston Celtics in London on Thursday. The Sixers entered the match on the back of four straight wins but let a 22-point second-quarter lead slip to fall to a third loss against the Celtics this season. Embiid shot just four-of-16 from the floor and missed all six of his three-point attempts in his previous outing against Boston in October.

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Scheduling issues hamper NBA’s European expansion plans

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If Adam Silver learned one thing from his latest trip to London, it's that the appetite for more NBA games remains huge around Europe — and the rest of the world. "We're considering bringing additional games to Europe," Silver said ahead of Thursday's game between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena. "It's just the logistical challenges for us are so much greater (than for the NFL).

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Celtics rally to down Sixers in London

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The Boston Celtics climbed off the mat at London's O2 Arena on Thursday, rallying from a 22-point first-half deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103. Star guard Kyrie Irving scored 20 points with seven assists and six rebounds for the Celtics. Jaylen Brown scored 21 points and Marcus Morris had 19 with eight rebounds as the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics stretched their NBA winning streak to seven games.

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Brown, Irving lead Celtics to comeback London victory

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Jaylen Brown and Kyrie Irving starred as the Boston Celtics recovered from a 22-point deficit to triumph 114-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers at London's O2 Arena on Thursday. The Eastern Conference leaders overturned a hefty disadvantage in the second quarter of Thursday's NBA London encounter with a dominant closing half, as Philadelphia proved unable to keep pace. It is the third time this season the Sixers have failed to see out victory from a winning position against the Celtics.

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