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NBA: Iverson Leads 76ers in Triple Overtime Victory Over Celtics


Allen Iverson had 33 points and 10 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-124 triple overtime victory over the Boston Celtics in National Basketball Association action Friday night.

Chris Webber added 31 points and 13 rebounds and Kyle Korver scored 12, including a key three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into the third overtime.

In New York, Larry Brown became the fourth coach in league history to win 1,000 games, as his Knicks beat the visiting Atlanta Hawks 105-94. It was the sixth straight win for the Knicks.

In Indiana, Gilbert Arenas scored 18 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter as the Washington Wizards beat the host Pacers 94-85.

Elsewhere, Dwyane Wade had his second triple-double in two weeks with 15 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 14 assists as the Miami Heat beat the Seattle SuperSonics 117-104.

In other NBA action, the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets 103-85, the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the New Jersey Nets 81-67, the New Orleans Hornets got past the Sacramento Kings 90-76, the Milwaukee Bucks edged the Charlotte Bobcats 103-102 and the Portland Trail Blazers posted a 113-108 win over the Orlando Magic.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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