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T.J. McConnell starts, has career night in Sixers’ Game 4 win vs. Celtics

The Arizona legend scored a career-high 19 points to lift the Sixers to a Game 4 win

Boston Celtics v Philadelphia 76ers - Game Four Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

The Philadelphia 76ers were able to stave off elimination Monday, all thanks to the legendary T.J. McConnell.

The former Arizona Wildcat earned his first career postseason start, and had a career-high 19 points, 5 assists, and 7 rebounds as the Sixers beat the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to make it a 3-1 series.

McConnell was 9-12 from the field and had a +19 plus/minus.

A “TJ!” chant rang throughout the Wells Fargo Center:

Here are the full highlights from McConnell’s masterpiece:

And here are some notable reactions:

McConnell and the Sixers will look to extend the series Wednesday.