NBA Daily Blog Playoff Edition: 76ers force Game 7 vs the Celtics with win in Game 6 82-75.

Lou Williams and Jrue Holiday celebrate the 76ers victory in Game 6
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The Philadelphia 76ers force a 7th and decisive game in their second round series against the Boston Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center 82-75. Game 7 will be played back in Boston on May 27. Allen Iverson, one of the greatest players in 76ers history made a eventful return to Philadelphia to give the game ball before tip-off of Game 6.

Jrue Holiday led the 76ers with 20 points, 6 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Elton Brand finished with a double-double 13 points and 10 rebounds. Evan Turner added 12 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Andre Iguodala also scored 12 points with 6 rebounds. Lou Williams off the bench added 11 points and 6 assists.

Paul Pierce led the Celtics with a double-double 24 points and 10 rebounds. Kevin Garnett also finished with a double-double 20 points and 11 rebounds. Rajon Rondo added 9 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals. Ray Allen also scored 9 points.
 Allen Iverson makes his return to Philadelphia
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2012 NBA Playoffs Bracket (as of 16:45 PHT)


#1 Spurs vs #2 Thunder
Game 1: May 28, 8:30 am PHT Channel TBD

#4 Celtics vs #8 76ers (Series tied 3-3)
Game 7: May 27, Time and Channel TBD

#2 Heat vs #3 Pacers (Heat lead series 3-2)
Game 6: May 25, 8:00 am PHT on NBA Premium TV


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