Boston Celtics vs. 76ers at a glance

TEAMS:  Celtics (0-2) vs. Sixers (0-1)

WHEN:  7 p.m. Friday

WHERE:  Wells Fargo Center

BROADCASTS: TV – NBCSP RADIO – 97.5 FM

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

PROBABLE STARTERS

CELTICS (0-2)

7 Jaylen Brown F 6-7 21.7 ppg 5.5 rpg.

0 Jayson Tatum F 6-8 11.0 ppg. 10.0 rpg.

42 Al Horford C 6-10 11.0 ppg. 6.5 apg.

36 Marcus Smart SG 6-4 12.0 ppg. 8.0 rpg.

11 Kyrie Irving PG 6-3 19.5 ppg. 6.5 apg.

Coach: Brad Stevens (Fifth season, 166-164)

Injury report:  Marcus Morris (sore left knee, out), Gordon Hayward (left ankle fracture, out), Marcus Smart (sprained left ankle).

SIXERS (0-1)

17 J.J. Redick G 6-4  12.0 ppg. 4.0 apg.

33 Robert Covington PF 6-9  29.0 ppg. 7.0 rpg.

21 Joel Embiid C 7-1 18.0 ppg. 13.0 rpg.

0 Jerryd Bayless SG 6-3  13.0 ppg. 3.0 apg.

25 Ben Simmons PG 6-10 18.0 ppg. 10.0 rpg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Fifth season, 75-254)

Injury report: Richaun Holmes (left wrist fracture, out).

LAST SERIES MEETING

The 76ers pulled off a 105-99 upset at T.D. Garden on March 19. Dario Saric paced the Sixers with 23 points to extend his streak of consecutive double-digit scoring games to 19. Covington added 16 points and two steals, while Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot had 13 points.

THE SERIES

The Celtics own a 255-185 series advantage.

FYI

The Sixers have lost their last three home openers.

UPCOMING GAMES

Saturday: 7:30 p.m., at Air Canada Centre, Sixers vs. Toronto Raptors

Monday: 7 p.m., at Little Caesars Arena, Sixers vs. Detroit Pistons

Wednesday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Houston Rockets at Sixers

Oct. 28: 8:30 p.m., at American Airlines Center, Sixers vs. Dallas Mavericks

Oct. 30: 8 p.m., at Toyota Center, Sixers vs. Rockets