Sixers fight back from 13 down to beat Celtics squad still missing Isaiah Thomas
Philadelphia’s Dario Saric goes up for a shot over Boston’s Amir Johnson. AP

THE Sixers fought back from 13 points down to beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday in Philadelphia (Monday, Manila time).

Dario Saric showed the way for the Sixers, who trailed 54-67 in the third but rallied to tie it at 81 early in the fourth.

The Sixers made it two straight wins, notching their 26th win in 69 outings.

Saric scored 23 points on 10 of 20 shooting, while Robert Covington had 16 points and eight rebounds.

Timothe Luwawu Cabarrot was the only other Philadelphia player to score in double figures with 13.

The Celtics, still without Isaiah Thomas due to a bruised knee, saw their win streak end at three, absorbing their 26th loss in 70 games.

Al Horford had 27 points and Jae Crowder scored 15 for Boston.

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