Tonight against the Boston Celtics, the 76ers will start a lineup of rookie Jrue Holiday, Andre Iguodala, Thaddeus Young, Jason Smith, and Samuel Dalembert.
Holiday is starting for point guard Lou Williams, out indefinitely with a broken jaw. Smith is starting for power forward Elton Brand, who is sitting tonight because of a sore, tight right hamstring. Brand sat the final 16 minutes, 14 seconds of last night's 108-107 loss to the Washington Wizards. Brand was listed as a game-time decision as well as day-to-day. No change in his status (except, obviously, the game-time decision has been made).
Just left the Sixers locker room where we spoke to Williams. I posted the video of Lou in the Deep Sixer video player below on the right. Williams talks about when the injury happened, how he played through it, how he couldn't sleep last night, and how he went in to see the trainer today hoping for something to numb the pain. If you have a minute, check it out. Also, most of this info is up on Twitter within seconds of knowing it. Click here if you want to follow: Deep Sixer.
Game starts in about 45 minutes.