Isaiah Thomas scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the surging Boston Celtics held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 116-108 on Wednesday night.
It was the 40th straight 20-point game for Thomas, tying the team record set by John Havlicek during the 1971-72 season. Marcus Smart added 21 points and eight steals for the Celtics.
Boston has won four in a row and 11 of 12. Philadelphia's loss ended its three-game winning streak.
The Celtics won despite committing a season-high 24 turnovers, though they needed a late run to preserve the victory.
Dario Saric led the 76ers with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Robert Covington added 18 points but left...