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NBA Playoffs 2012, 76ers Vs. Celtics: Philadelphia Trails 36-33 At Halftime

The Philadelphia 76ers need a win in Game 6 over the Boston Celtics in order to force a seventh game in the series that will decide on entrant in the Eastern Conference Finals. After leading by three points after the first quarter, the 76ers trail 36-33 at the half.

Allen Iverson's teary speech to the crowd filled stoked emotions at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. On the court, the play from both teams has been sloppy. The Sixers have nine turnovers and the Celtics seven. Philadelphia has the edge in shooting percentage with a flat 40 percent from the floor. Boston is hitting 31 percent of their shots.

Jrue Holiday leads the Sixers with eight points. Evan Turner has seven points and five rebounds.

Mickael Pietrus hit a three-point shot with less than a second to go in the half to give the Celtics their lead.

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