The Philadelphia 76ers trail the Boston Celtics by 15, down 46-31in the first half of game four of their series. The 76ers had a terrible opening to the half, on the wrong end of an 18-3 run in the opening minutes. Trailing 24-12 at the close of the first quarter, it looked like they might be able to get back into things at the start of the second. They capitalized on a series of Boston mistakes and pulled within six, 24-18. Boston regained the upper hand, though, and by the close of the half the fans in the Wells Fargo center could be heard booing. Rajon Rondo made his way to an easy layup in the closing seconds of the half, capping the defensive trouble for the 76ers.
Jrue Holiday is leading things for the 76ers, shooting 4-6 and scoring 10 points. As a whole the team is 9-39, shooting .231. They are doing well with fouls, only giving up 8 to the Celtics' 15.
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