76ers vs. Boston Celtics at a Glance

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TEAMS:  Sixers (0-15) vs. Celtics (7-7)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: TD GARDEN

BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM

SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE:  TWITTER – @PompeyOnSixers, INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers

411 ON CELTICS: Boston point guard Isaiah Thomas finished with game highs of 27 points and seven assists in a season-opening 112-95 victory over the Sixers. 

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (0-15)

39 Jerami Grant F 6-8  10.1 ppg. 5.0 rpg.

4 Nerlens Noel F 6-11 10.7 ppg. 8.5 rpg.

8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 18.4 ppg. 8.0 rpg.

33 Robert Covington G 6-9  11.2 ppg. 4.5 rpg.

12 T.J. McConnell G 6-2 6.9 ppg. 6.5 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Third season, 37-142)

Injury report: Tony Wroten (right ACL tear, out), Nik Stauskas (left knee, contusion, day-to-day) Kendall Marshall (right ACL tear, out), Joel Embiid (broken right foot, out), Carl Landry (torn ligament right wrist, out).

Celtics (7-7)

99 Tayshaun Prince F 6-6 11.4 ppg. 4.9 rpg.

90 Amir Johnson F 6-9 7.7 ppg. 5.1 rpg.

7 Jared Sullinger C 6-9 10.8 ppg. 8.8 rpg.

0 Avery Bradley G 6-2 15.0 ppg.3.1 rpg.

4  Isaiah Thomas G 5-9 21.1 ppg. 6.5 apg.

Coach: Brad Stevens (third season, 72-105)

Injury report: Marcus Smart (lower left leg injury, out)

THE SERIES

The Celtics hold 249-184 advantage and have won the last five series meetings.

COMING UP

Friday: 8 p.m., at Toyota Center, Sixers at Houston Rockets

Sunday: 6 p.m., at FedExForum, Sixers at Memphis Grizzlies

Dec. 1: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles Lakers at Sixers

Dec. 2: 7:30 p.m., at Madison Square Garden, Sixers at New York Knicks

Dec. 5: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Denver Nuggets at Sixers

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