Sixers @ Celtics
Celtics - The Celtics have won three of their last four games against the Sixers but have dropped two of their last three against Philadelphia in Boston. Overall the Celtics are 244-182 against the Sixers and an impressive 142-51 against them in Boston. The Celtics have allowed the 76ers to top the 100 point mark in two of the last three games. Forward Jared Sullinger is eighth in the NBA in total rebounds this season with 228 and ranks ninth in offensive rebounds per game averaging 3.3.
16.6 PPG, 6.2 APG, 6.1 RPG
Carter-Williams, 22, is coming off of a strong performance against the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night scoring 22 points while grabbing seven rebounds and dishing out three assists. He is averaging 19.7 points on 50.0% shooting over the last three games. In career games against the Celtics, Carter-Williams is averaging 10.5 points, 6.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game.
11.6 PPG, 9.3 APG, 5.1 RPG
Rondo, 28, returned to the Celtics lineup on Wednesday against the Wizards after resting against the Chicago Bulls on Monday. Rondo scored 13 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists in the Celtics 118-92 loss to Washington. In 25 career games against the Sixers, Rondo is averaging 10.2 points, dishing out 8.5 assists and grabbing 4.6 rebounds.