Celtics clob­ber 76ers in Eng­land

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LON­DON — Kyrie Irv­ing had 20 points, seven as­sists and six re­bounds and Bos­ton over­came a 22-point deficit to beat Philadel­phia in the eighth NBA game played in Eng­land.

Jaylen Brown added 21 points, and Mar­cus Mor­ris had 19 points and eight re­bounds to help the Eastern Con­fer­ence-lead­ing Celtics ex­tend their win­ning streak to seven games.

JJ Redick had 22 points and hit five 3-point­ers for Philadel­phia, but the 76ers were un­able to take ad­van­tage of their fast start as the Celtics' NBA-best de­fense tight­ened at O2 Arena.

Joel Em­biid had 16 points, and fel­low All-Star hope­ful Ben Sim­mons added 15 for the 76ers.AP

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