Found May 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
BOSTON - Doug Collins sounded more like a proud father than a basketball coach. "Our young guys just keep growing and they're really becoming men," Collins said Monday night, after his 76ers pulled out an 82-81 victory over the Celtics that evened the Eastern Conference semifinals at 1-1 and gave Philadelphia the home-court advantage in the series. "I'm so proud of them." With any luck, the Sixers could have emerged from the first two games with a 2-0 series lead. But they also could have been down 0-2, and they avoided that with a big finish Monday. "(Boston's) Doc Rivers, arguably the best coach in the NBA, and for our guys to just scrap through a game tonight; we just found a way," Collins said. "All season long we couldn't win these games and now our guys are believing they can do it, and it is pretty special to watch." Evan Turner converted a spectacular drive down the lane with 40.4 seconds left, giving the Six...
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