Brooklyn Nets forward Ben Simmons clearly enjoyed the Boston Celtics’ dismantling of his former Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 on Sunday afternoon. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) One could imagine he was loving every minute of the Celtics-76ers Game 7, which Boston took home, 112-88 – and it seems like he was.
Simmons posted on an Instagram a shot of the game late in the fourth quarter with a wine glass in a living room.
The Celtics led, 107-78, with 3:24 left when Simmons snapped the photo. Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons (10) controls the ball against Philadelphia 76ers forward Paul Reed during the fourth quarter at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City, on Feb. 11, 2023.
(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) ANGRY KNICKS FANS RIP DOWN, STOMP ON POSTER OF ALL-STAR JULIUS RANDLE AFTER PLAYOFF EXIT Jayson Tatum dropped 51 points in the victory, the most ever in a Game 7 in NBA history. headtopics.com
Boston now faces the eighth-seeded Miami Heat for a trip to the NBA Finals – Boston won the East last year, and Miami made the Finals in 2020. Ben Simmons of the Brooklyn Nets reacts during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers in the second quarter at the Wells Fargo Center on November 22, 2022, in Philadelphia.
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NBA playoffs: 76ers-Celtics Game 7 live updates, lineups, injury report, how to watch, TV channelWin or go home. The best two words in sports: Game 7. The lowest remaining seeds in the Eastern Conference square off in the semifinals on Sunday: Philadelphia at Boston. Joel Embiid and James Harden vs. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. The final spot in the conference finals on the line.
Celtics, 76ers ready for Game 7 at TD Garden for spot in East finals vs. HeatThe Celtics will meet the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday for the last remaining spot in the NBA’s final four.
Tatum sets Game 7 record with 51 points, Celtics beat 76ers 112-88The Celtics, who lost to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals last year, will face the Miami Heat.