The Celtics lost Aron Baynes to an ankle and Marcus Smart to an ejection, before the Sixers capped a 15-point comeback to win 118-115, beating Boston for the first time this season.
Philadelphia shot 43 free throws in the game. Joel Embiid was 20 of 21 from the line himself. He put together 37 points and 22 rebounds.
Kyrie Irving at 36 points for Boston.