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Sixers stop Celtics

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Carter-Williams scored 24 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 111-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday.

The win was only the third since Jan. 29, when the Sixers defeated the Celtics in Boston on a buzzer-beater. From that time, Philadelphia lost 28 of its last 29 games.

Henry Sims added 24 points and nine rebounds in the win, while Thaddeus Young and Elliot Williams each contributed 15 for the Sixers.

Jerryd Bayless paced Boston with 23 points and Rajon Rondo tallied 11 points, 11 rebounds and 16 assists. The Celtics have lost seven straight. Brandon Bass chipped in 12 points and 11 boards in the setback.

04/04 22:15:25 ET