Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Sixers vs. Celtics at a glance

BOSTON – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series’ information for Wednesday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Boston Celtics at TD Garden:

Sixers vs. Celtics at a glance

Rajon Rondo tore his ACL and will require surgery. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Rajon Rondo tore his ACL and will require surgery. (Tony Dejak/AP)

BOSTON – Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series’ information for Wednesday’s matchup between the 76ers and the Boston Celtics at TD Garden:

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (14-31)

12 Evan Turner F 6-7 18.5 ppg. 6.1 rpg.

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21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.3 ppg. 6.4 rpg.

00 Spencer Hawes C 7-1 13.9 ppg 8.7 rpg.

9 James Anderson G 6-6 10.1 ppg. 4.0 rpg.

1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 17.4 ppg. 2.41 spg.

CELTICS (15-32)

8 Jeff Green F 6-9 16.0 ppg. 5.0 rpg.

30 Brandon Bass F 6-8 10.7 ppg. 5.9 rpg.

7  Jared Sullinger F 6-9 12.5 ppg. 7.6 rpg.

45 Gerald Wallace G 6-7 4.7 ppg. 2.4 rpg

*9 Rajon Rondo G 6-1 6.6 ppg. 5.8 apg. (doubtful)

COACHES

SIXERS

Brett Brown (14-31 career record)

Celtics

Brad Stevens (15-32)

CURRENT STREAK

SIXERS: Lost three games

CELTICS: Lost three games

SERIES

The Celtics won the last two series meetings and hold a 243-181 all-time record against the Sixers.

 - Keith Pompey

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About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

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.

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