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Celtics Beat Sixers To Win 14th Straight

Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Ray Allen led the Celtics with 22 points and six assists as Boston topped Philadelphia, 84-80, for its league-leading 14th consecutive victory.

Shaquille O'Neal finished with 13 points and nine rebounds, and knocked down crucial free throws down the stretch. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce added 12 and 11 points, respectively, for Boston, which capped a three-game home stand.

Elton Brand led Philadelphia with 16 points and 12 rebounds, but fouled out late in the fourth, and Jrue Holiday added 15 points for the Sixers, who have dropped two in a row.