Originally posted on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 2/8/13
Celtics (40-13) vs. Philadelphia (39-14) February 6, 1980 Boston Garden In the team’s most impressive win of the season, the Celtics began their post-All Star break schedule by destroying the mighty Philadelphia 76ers, 129-110, in front of a capacity crowd at the Garden.  The win was particularly impressive as the C’s allowed Julius Erving to go off for 36 points yet still defeated the Sixers in a rout. The win marked the fifth consecutive victory for the Celtics, as well as another win without Dave Cowens (sidelined with a hyperextended left toe since January 22) in the lineup.  The Celtics placed Cowens on the Injured Reserve list, meaning he would be out for the next five games.  With an extra roster spot, the team activated Pete Maravich.  Yet Maravich, still working himself into proper game condition, did not dress for the game against the Sixers. “I’m hoping he’ll be ready to dress out by Friday or Sunday,” Bill Fitch told the Boston Globe before the game.  “He’s not going to...
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