2 Celtics Trending (& 2 Bending) After Preseason Win vs 76ers

Boston improves to 2-1, returns home to face Knicks in penultimate preseason game on Tuesday

Svi Mykhailiuk was one of seven Celtics to score in double figures on Wednesday night.
Svi Mykhailiuk was one of seven Celtics to score in double figures on Wednesday night. / Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports
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The Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers for the second time in four nights on Wednesday, this time doing so without the services of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.

It was an all-around balanced effort for Boston, which used a 16-man rotation en route to the 112-101 victory. Kristaps Porzingis, Jrue Holiday, Derrick White and Al Horford were limited to 17 minutes apiece, with all four riding the bench for the entirety of the second half.

Plenty of reserves got the chance to show why they're worthy of getting minutes come the regular season, and while some rose to the occasion on Wednesday, others shied away from the spotlight.

Trending: Svi Mykhailiuk

If Mykhailiuk finds himself playing alongside Payton Pritchard and Sam Hauser by the time the regular season rolls around, it's going to be raining threes when the Celtics' second unit takes the floor.

That trio combined for 10 triples against Philadelphia, three of which came from Mykhailiuk on four attempts. He finished with 15 points, canning 5 of 6 shots from the field, while also going for a team-high-tying six rebounds and two assists.

Trending: Neemias Queta

Although Queta is on a two-way contract, it might not be long until we see him beat out Luke Kornet for the backup or third-string center role.

Queta is more physical than Kornet down low, and that was on display on Wednesday when the former made all four of his shots from the floor en route to 10 points, three boards and two assists in just eight minutes of action. Queta threw down a pair of dunks, but perhaps his finest highlight was a needle-threading feed into the paint that found Pritchard, whose fadeaway jumper caught nothing but net.

It wasn't a flawless win, however, so now let's look at who didn't impress us.