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It’s opening night. It’s TNT. It’s Philly-Boston. Let’s basketball.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info

When: 8 p.m. ET

Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA

TV: TNT

Twitter: @Liberty_Ballers

Preview: Opening Night

Line: Sixers +5.5 (Bovada), O/U 211

Starting Lineups (2017-18 stats)

Philadelphia 76ers

G: Ben Simmons (15.8 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 8.2 apg, 1.7 spg, 54.5 FG/0.0 3PT/56.0 FT)

G: Markelle Fultz (7.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.8 apg, 40.5/0.0/47.6)

F: Robert Covington (12.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.7 spg, 41.3/36.9/85.3)

F: Dario Saric (14.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 2.6 apg, 45.3/39.3/86.0)

C: Joel Embiid (22.9 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 3.2 apg, 1.8 bpg, 48.3/30.8/76.9)

Boston Celtics

G: Kyrie Irving (24.4 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 5.1 apg, 1.1 spg, 49.1/40.8/88.9)

G: Jaylen Brown (14.5 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.0 spg, 46.5/39.5/64.4)

F: Gordon Hayward (The Celtics were +3 in his 5.3 minutes)

F: Jayson Tatum (13.9 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.0 spg, 47.5/43.4/82.6)

C: Al Horford (12.9 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 4.7 apg, 1.1 bpg, 48.9/42.9/78.3)