The Boston Celtics have a big matchup coming up tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers and they will be without Evan Fournier and Tristan Thompson. Fournier, who was acquired by the Celtics leading up to the NBA Trade Deadline from the Orlando Magic is out due to health and safety protocols. Thompson is out for the same reason, but is working his way back. Semi Ojeleye is set to make his return to the lineup to give the Celtics some depth and size.
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