Against the Bucks, the C’s enjoyed a slight 110 – 96 (a mere two points per game) advantage in points scored on the possession following a turnover.
Since about Thanksgiving, Coach Brett Brown’s spunky Sixers have been dead last in the NBA when it comes to taking care of the ball. On top of that, they were able to work their way out of the Bottom Ten in forcing turnovers during the season’s closing weeks (finishing No. 18).
A key to the outcome of the upcoming Celtic-Sixer rivalry renewer might well be how proficiently the Celtics can cash in on Philly miscues.