Boston plays Philadelphia on 3-game win streak
Wed, Nov 15, 2023
NBA News (AP)
Boston Celtics (8-2, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (8-2, first in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Celtics -3.5; over/under is 223.5
BOTTOM LINE: Boston looks to keep its three-game win streak intact when the Celtics take on Philadelphia.
Philadelphia finished 54-28 overall, 34-18 in Eastern Conference games and 29-12 at home during the 2022-23 season. The 76ers averaged 7.7 steals, 4.7 blocks and 12.8 turnovers per game last season.
Boston finished 57-25 overall and 34-18 in Eastern Conference play during the 2022-23 season. The Celtics averaged 117.9 points per game while allowing opponents to score 111.4 last season.
The teams meet for the second time this season. In the last meeting on Nov. 9 the 76ers won 106-103 led by 27 points from Joel Embiid, while Kristaps Porzingis scored 29 points for the Celtics.
INJURIES: 76ers: Nicolas Batum: out (personal), Kelly Oubre Jr.: out (rib).
Celtics: Kristaps Porzingis: day to day (knee), Neemias Queta: out (foot).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."