Phi 21 30 15 22 88
Bos 22 19 21 17 79
Date of game: 10/21/2012

Recap: Boston vs. Philadelphia

Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Dorell Wright scored 20 points as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their strong preseason with an 88-79 victory over the rival Boston Celtics at TD Garden.

Fellow reserves Nick Young and Spencer Hawes tallied 15 and 12 points, respectively, to help the Sixers record their fourth straight win and improve to 5-1 thus far on the preseason.

Wright netted 12 points to key a big second quarter for Philadelphia, which outscored Boston by a 30-19 margin in the period to built a 51-41 halftime advantage.

The Celtics would counter with a 12-2 run to begin the third quarter, but the 76ers answered with a 7-0 spurt capped by Jrue Holiday's three-point play to take a 60-53 lead with four minutes left in the stanza.

Boston pulled within 68-66 on two Jeff Green free throws with 10:16 remaining, but Philadelphia scored 16 of the next 18 points to pull away.

Green finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds for Boston, now 2-4 in preseason play, while Rajon Rondo had 12 points and 10 assists in a losing cause.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Niners place rookie LB Borland on IR

San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland will miss the final two games of the season because of an ankle injury.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

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