Philadelphia knocked off Atlanta 96-89 in OT on Friday. Former UNC player Kevin Salvadori chipped in with 2 points (0-1 FG, 2-2 FT), 3 rebounds and a blocked shot during 6 minutes for the victorious Sixers.
In the nitecap in Boston, San Antonio nipped Boston 86-83 in a game that had a former Tar Heel star playing on each team.
Ademola Okulaja gave the Spurs the lead with 33 seconds to go after hitting a runner in the lane while getting fouled, then making a free-throw to convert a 3-point play. Ademola finished with 9 points (4-9 FG, 1-1 FT), 6 boards and 5 dimes during 29 minutes on the court.
For the losing Celtics, rookie Joseph Forte continued to gain experience with 19 minutes, 9 points (3-7 FG, 3-3 FT), 2 rebounds and 2 assists.