The Sixers scored 33 in the first quarter, to just 28 for the Celtics. Boston powered back in the second quarter with an impressive defense and efficient shooting to score 32 points versus just 16 for the 76ers.
Jrue Holiday leads Philadelphia with 10 points. He also has four rebounds. Thaddeus Young as 10 points off the bench, and those are the only two Sixers' players in double figures. Philadelphia is shooting just over 47 percent through the first half.
Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett each have 17 points for Boston, and the Celtics are shooting over 54 percent. Garnett also has nine rebounds, as Boston has a 24-to-16 edge on the boards.