Sixers v. Celtics
Celtics - The Celtics are looking to avoid losing a four-game season series to the Sixers for the first time since 2006-07 but Boston has won each of their last two games in Philadelphia. Boston is a solid 244-183 all-time against the Sixers but just 102-131 all-time in games played in Philadelphia but have gone 14-8 in games in Philadelphia since 2008-09. The Celtics have allowed the 76ers to top the 100 point mark in three of the last four games. Forward Jared Sullinger is eighth in the NBA in total offensive rebounds this season with 241 and ranks seventh in offensive rebounds per game averaging 3.3.
16.7 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 1.7 APG
Green, 27, scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds on Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has scored 13 ore more points in all six April games including a 15-point effort against the Sixers 10 days ago. In 14 career games against the Sixers, Green is averaging 16.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.
6.1 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 0.9 APG
Thompson, 23, scored just three points Saturday against the Bobcats. He has just 14 points combined in his three games since his career-high 18-point performance against the Nets on April 5th. In three career games against the Celtics, Thompson is averaging 5.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game.