Evan Turner made the go-ahead basket with 40.4 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Boston Celtics the rest of the way with six straight free throws as they evened their semifinal series at 1-1 with an 82-81 victory Monday night.

Turner finished with 10 points, including his layup that put the Sixers up 76-75. He added two free throws with 12 seconds left in the game.

Jrue Holiday led the Sixers with 18 points, while Andre Iguodala added 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Philadelphia.

Kevin Garnett had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Ray Allen scored 17 points and Brandon Bass added 12 points for the Celtics.

Philadelphia won their first playoff game in Boston since 1982 despite committing a playoff-high 19 turnovers and getting outrebounded 47-36.

Spencer Hawes finished with eight points and 10 rebounds and Lavoy Allen scored 10 points for the Sixers.

Tied at one game apiece, the series shift to Philadelphia on Wednesday for Game 3 of this Eastern Conference semifinals matchup.

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)