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- Celtics forward Gerald Wallace is active and available to play. He had been dealing with a personal issue.
- The Celtics have lost 11 of their last 12 road games and they’ve won just six of 24 on the road.
- Probable starters for the Celtics include Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo at guard, Brandon Bass and Jeff Green at forward and Jared Sullinger at center.
- The Sixers recalled reserve guard Lorenzo Brown from the Delaware 87ers, their affiliate in the NBA Development League.
- Philadelphia has dropped 11 of the last 13 games at home, including five in a row. It hasn’t lost six consecutive home games since the 1996-97 season. “We don’t feel like we’ve delivered the way we want to the home marketplace,” coach Brett Brown said.
- The Sixers lead the league in turnovers — 17.4 per game. They committed a season high-tying 26 in Monday’s loss at Brooklyn.
– Andy Jasner