Pregame: Humphries, Wallace out
* Gerald Wallace (scheduled rest) and Kris Humphries (sore left foot) are out for Boston. Wallace got extended run in Tuesday's loss in Brooklyn and the 13th-year veteran will get a planned night of rest. Humphries was a late scratch one night after putting up 12 points and eight rebounds against the Nets.
* Boston trotted out the same starting lineup for the third straight game with Avery Bradley, Jordan Crawford, Jeff Green, Brandon Bass and Jared Sullinger.
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