The Boston Celtics, who have owned the Sixers in recent years, visit the Wells Fargo Center tonight, looking to expand on their 8-game winning streak.
Here are some keys for the Sixers tonight, as they'll be looking to win their sixth-straight at home.
*Show patience in the halfcourt offense. Ideally, the Sixers will get out and run and get some easy baskets. But the Celtics don't allow many of those. During the winning streak, Boston has allowed an average of just 87.3 points a game. When the Sixers are in a halfcourt set, they'll need to make sure to get good shots, not settle for mediocre jumpers.
*Keep Rajon Rondo in front of them at all times on defense. Taking chances against Rondo never seems to work. He can hit the mid-range jumper, drive and either score or dish. Jrue Holiday and company will need to play honest against Rondo on defense.