Burying The Celtics

Philadelphia and Boston has a long professional basketball relationship — 512 games (regular season and playoffs) dating back to the first meeting between the Warriors and the Celtics on Nov. 26, 1946.

Only once in that long history, did a Philly team beat Boston by a larger margin than by the 32-point spanking they administered on them Wednesday night.

Here are the six largest victories by Philadelphia teams over the Celtics:

 Date  Club  Score  Margin    Leading Scorers
 Oct. 29, 1966  76ers  138-  96  42  Hal Greer 26, Luke Jackson 19
 March 7, 2012  76ers  103-  71  32  Evan Turner 26, Elton Brand 18
 March 22, 1981    76ers  126-  94  32  Julius Erving 24, Maurice Cheeks 18
 Nov. 20, 1987  76ers  116-  85  31  Charles Barkley 22, Cliff Robinson 21  
 Oct. 29, 1960  Warriors    131-103    28  Paul Arizin 28, Wilt Chamberlain 26

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