May 8, 2023 (Jack87 News) – The NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals continued earlier today. The Sixers at home narrowly beat the Celtics 116-115 in Game 4 BK8. The total score of the series between these teams was now tied to 2-2.
The specific scores of the four quarters (including overtime): 19-27, 31-32, 33-33, 24-15 and 8-9 (the Celtics are in front).
Celtics Player Stats: Tatum 24 points, 18 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks, Brown 23 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists, Smart 21 points, 3 rebounds and 7 assists, Brogdon scored 5 three-pointers, 19 points and 8 rebounds, White 12 points, Horford 10 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 5 blocks.
Sixers Player Stats: Harden scored 6 three-pointers, 42 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals. Embiid 34 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists, and Maxey scored 14 points, 8 rebounds and 2 steals.
In the opening of the game, the Sixers made an 8-2 spurt to establish an advantage. The Celtics played a wave of overtaking the score, but then Philadelphia took the lead again with 8 points in a row. The Sixers led 27-19 in the first quarter, and Tatum scored no points yet.
During the second quarter, Harden scored 12 points in a row, and the Sixers led by 10+ and stopped the Celtics. Bet99 Brogdon made sudden shots to help Boston stop the bleeding. At the end of the first half, Philadelphia led 59-50.
After changing sides in the third quarter, Tatum regained his touch and scored 13 points on 5 of 5 shots in a single quarter. The Sixers maintained the lead under the leadership of Harden and Embiid. After three quarters, the Sixers led 92-83.
When the fourth quarter came, Philadelphia suddenly lost power on the offensive end, and the Celtics scored 10 points in a row to overtake the score. At the critical moment, Harden made a mid-range shot, and Smart missed a three-pointer at the buzzer. The two teams tied at 107 so the game entered overtime.
As the overtime commenced, the Sixers missed its first shot, while Tatum stepped back with a three-pointer to help Boston lead. At the last moment of the game, Embiid made a low-post attack and sent a wonderful pass, and Harden in the right corner hit a three-pointer. In the last attack of the Celtics 22Bet, Tatum scored and Smart made a three-pointer, but the slow motion showed that he hadn’t made a shot when the whistle blew. In the end, the Sixers narrowly won at home, rewriting the series tally to 2-2.