In NBA summer hoops action in Boston yesterday, Kevin Salvadori was scoreless with 2 rebounds in 11 minutes for Philadelphia. The 76ers (2-1) held on to defeat Milwaukee (0-3) 82-73 in the nationally televised (ESPN2) contest.
In Thursday's early evening match-up, Boston (3-0) pulled away from Indiana (3-1) and won 100-93. Joseph Forte played 19 minutes and helped the Celtics winning effort with 7 points (3-8 FG), 2 assists and 2 steals. Forte attempted two 3-pointers and made one, his first such attempts of summer play, and is averaging 5.7 ppg. Ed Cota did not play.
Former Tar Heel star Mike O'Koren coached New Jersey to a 73-65 victory over the New York Knicks last night in a game televised by ESPN2. The O'Koren-led Nets are now 2-1 in Pro Summer League play.