Found May 20, 2012 on Celtics Life:
As the Celtics and Sixers continue to battle, I figured it'd only be appropriate to mention a former Sixer & Celtic in this week's episode of What the Hell Happened To, Doug Overton. Doug played his high school ball on the very famous Dobbins Tech team in Philadelphia.  This team had future NBA player Bo Kimble, and college star Hank Gathers, who tragically died of a heart attack after leading the nation in scoring and rebounding at Loyola Marymount.  He would stay nearby and attend LaSalle where he'd team with Lionel "The L-Train" Simmons in having a standout career. He earned All-MAAC first team honors for three consecutive years from 1988 to 1991 and helped the Explorers to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, while averaging a team-high 22.3 points per game during his senior season in 1991. He is the Explorers' all-time leader in career assists (671) and steals (277) and ranks 11th on the school's career scoring list with 1,79...

Comments from the other side - Sixers Game 4 5/18

 Don't know what to say.  Celtics gave this one away.  Yes, the Sixers shot 36 free throws to 19 for the Celtics and at one time it was a 23-5 disparity.  But The Celtics were up 18 points.  They should be able to play through the officiating.  They lost their killer instinct and backed off.   The big stat is that the Celtics were outrebounded and the bench was outscored...

Video: Kevin Garnett interview from Sunday's practice

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