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76ers vs. Boston Celtics at a glance

Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information Monday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.

76ers vs. Boston Celtics at a glance

76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams drives to the basket against Celtics guard Rajon Rondo. (Charles Krupa/AP)
76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams drives to the basket against Celtics guard Rajon Rondo. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information Monday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.

 

PROBABLE STARTERS

 

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SIXERS (17-63)

31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8  6.1 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.9 ppg. 6.0 rpg.

35 Henry Sims C 6-10 11.8 ppg. 7.0 rpg. (with the Sixers)

  9 James Anderson F 6-6 10.2 ppg. 3.7 rpg.

  1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.7 ppg. 6.3 apg.

 

CELTICS (25-55)

8 Jeff Green F 6-9 16.7 ppg. 4.7 rpg.

30  Brandon Bass  F 6-8 11.1 ppg. 5.7 rpg.                                                                                                                       

7  Jared Sullinger F 6-9 13.3 ppg. 8.1  rpg.

  0 Avery Bradley G 6-2 14.1 ppg. 1.0 spg.

 26 Phil Pressey, G 5-11 2.8 ppg. 3.1 apg.

 

COACHES

 

SIXERS

Brett Brown (17-63 career record)

 

CELTICS

Brad Stevens (25-55)

 

STREAKS

 

SIXERS: Lost four straight games.

CELTICS: Won two consecutive games.

SERIES

Boston owns a 244-183 all-time series advantage. But the Sixers have won two of this season’s three meetings.

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About this blog

Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
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