Celts Win 113-96, Without BIg 3 [VIDEO]
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The Boston Celtics rested their new big three and still beat the Philadelphia 76ers 113-96 for their third straight win in the preseason.
Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart, who make up the second string backcourt, led the C’s with a combined 27 points and 16 rebounds.
Jalen Brown added 12 points and 9 rebounds.
Semi Ojeleye and Guerschon Yabusele, two rookies off the bench, added 16 and 15 points.
Philly’s #1 pick Markelle Fultz played 24 minutes and scored 12 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists.
The Celtics finish their preseason schedule with a game in Charlotte Wednesday night.
The regular season opener, in Cleveland, is one week from tonight.