Sixers vs. Boston Celtics - as it happened

Sixers guard Ben Simmons shoots the basketball during warm-ups before the Sixers play their home opener against the Boston Celtics on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia.

Join Sixers beat writer Sarah Todd for a live chat during the team’s home opener against the Boston Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center. Tipoff is set for just after 7 p.m.