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Evan Turner hits the difficult game-winner to send Sixers past Celtics (VIDEO)

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Evan Turner displays his biceps during a Philadelphia 76ers open practice basketball session in Manchester, England, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. The Philadelphia 76ers take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Manchester on Tuesday as part of a series of NBA preseason games. (AP Photo/Jon Super)


Evan Turner’s awkward shot through contact at the buzzer to give the Sixers a win over the Celtics was anything but a layup.

Turner bumped into Jared Sullinger after crossing up Jerryd Bayless on the perimeter, and contorted enough to get a shot up just outside of the restricted area that found its way home as the final buzzer sounded.

Sullinger finished with 24 points (on 9-of-25 shooting) to go along with 17 rebounds in the losing effort, which wasn’t enough to offset a balanced Philadelphia attack that saw five Sixers finish in double figures.