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Miami: The Boston Celtics became the first to qualify for the second round of the NBA Playoffs by deciding their match with the Philadelphia 76ers in their favor with four clean wins after beating them 110-106 on Sunday.
Kempa Walker imposed himself as a star for the match, scoring 32 points, while Jason Taitum added 28 points and 15 rebounds. Meanwhile, Cameroonian Joel Ambed was the best in the losing ranks, with 30 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists.
Boston clinched the score in the late third quarter, when they scored 12 consecutive points.
And meet Boston in the next round with the winner of the series matches the Toronto Raptors champions, who lead the Brooklyn Nets by three victories before their fourth game later today.