After trailing the Celtics by five going into the fourth quarter, the 76ers held a 116-113 lead in the final minute when Kyrie Irving drove hard to the basket. Three weeks ago--with Joel Embiid out of the lineup--Steph Curry scored easily against Philly and the Sixers lost; however Wednesday night, Embiid was there to block Kyrie Irving's floater and then Jimmy Butler drilled an 18-footer to secure the 118-115 Philadelphia win.
In the second game of the NBA doubleheader, OKC rallied late to force OT, but ultimately fell to the visiting Toronto Raptors 123-114--vaulting Zeke (34) to KOTM along with keyz (34). This is Zeke's second GridCard win of the year, the first for keyz. Newcomer LD (66) picked up the King Kong for winning the week.
Four other Gridders posted Qualifying Scores and picked up WPNs for defeating the PGT: dangerzone (33), Ricco1947 (33), GO BLUE (32), and TheDust (31). MW (30) won the ProGrid Tour but failed to earn a QS.