Boston Celtics made a comeback on Wednesday in game two against Joel Embiid's Philadelphia 76ers after losing their first match of the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Celtics defeated the Sixers by 34 points despite Jayson Tatum playing just 19 minutes and scoring only seven points. After the win, Celtics guard Marcus Smart was spotted snacking cereal, which has a unique box.
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown registered game-high 25 points followed by Malcolm Brogdon with 23 points, on the other hand, Tobiah Harris scored the most points for Philadelphia with his 16-point game, followed by the NBA 2023 MVP, Joel Embiid, who scored 15 points and made five blocks in his 26 minutes of appearance.
During a post-game interview, Marcus Smart appeared to eat cereal from a box that had his face on it. While asked about the picture on the box, Smart said, "This actually is the smartest thing to be eating," and everyone shared a laugh.
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The Sixers will now host the Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday for their third game in the NBA Playoffs 2023. In other Eastern Conference Semifinals between New York Knicks and Miami Heat, Julius Randle's Knicks defeated Jimmy Butler-less Heat on Tuesday to level the series 1-1 and will next face each other at the Miami-Dade Arena on Saturday.
In Western Conference Semifinals, Nikola Jokic-led Denver Nuggets managed a 2-0 lead over Kevin Durant's Phoenix Suns while LeBron James' Los Angeles Lakers defeated defending champions Golden State Warriors in the first game at the Chase Center.