Brett Brown is considering making changes to the lineup of the Philadelphia 76ers ahead of the first-round playoff clash with the Boston Celtics.
The Sixers will face the Celtics without their superstar Ben Simmons, who is out with a knee injury. So, Brown will make changes to the starting lineup to cover his absence.
One of them would be to insert Matisse Thybulle into the starting lineup, who is expected to have a “significant” role defensively.
“We’re talking a lot about doing different things. Starting Matisse Thybulle is being considered. Obviously, I’m not going to tell much more, but we’re talking about a lot of things. Matisse will have a significant role defensively in this series,” the head coach of Philadelphia told reporters, during a conference call.