Boston Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers
February 3, 1973
It wasn't by 30 or more points, but it was still a loss. The Sixers lose once again to the men from Beantown, this time by only 9 points, 117-108.
Boston had five in double figures, including three with 20 or more, and a fourth that missed that mark by a free throw. "Hondo" led the scoring as he totaled 25 points, with Dave Cowens and Paul Silas getting 20 apiece. Jo Jo White just missed joing that group as he netted 19. Paul Westphal was the other in double figures, claiming 11. Steve Kuberski added 7 points, Art Williams 5, Don Chaney and Don Nelson 4 each, and Hank Finkel 2.
The Sixers also had five in double digits but just couldn't close the gap on the Celtics by the time the final buzzer sounded. Fred Carter was at the top of the scoring list with 22 points, followed by Don May and Tom Van Arsdale with 18 each, Mike Price with 17, and Freddie Boyd with 10. Manny Leaks put up 7 points and Jeff Halliburton 6, while Dale Schlueter and Dave Sorenson each finished with 5.
2/4/73 @ Boston. The Sixers are now 0-6 against the Celtics this season.
Boston - 104
Philadelphia - 100
Edited by adml on 03/18/2019