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Preseason payback time: Celtics look to avenge Sixers rout

It's the most important game of the year... so far. The last time these teams met, it was an embarrassing performance for the Celtics. Now it is the last game of the presason and the Celtics will look to end things on the right note.

Rollin into the season
Rollin into the season
Drew Hallowell

It's the most important game of the year... so far. The last time these teams met, it was an embarrassing performance for the Celtics.

Celtics vs. 76ers: Boston hosts Philadelphia in preseason finale Sunday - SB Nation Boston

In the first preseason meeting between the Celtics and 76ers, Spencer Hawes had 17 points and eight rebounds and five Sixers players reached double-digit scoring en route to the big 107-75 win in Philly. Thaddeus Young had 15 points, Nick Young scored 14, Lavoy Allen had 11 points and Evan Turner finished with 10 points. Philadelphia shot 48.9 percent from the field and out-rebounded Boston, 48-42.

Now it is the last game of the presason and the Celtics will look to end things on the right note.

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