BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 04: Chris Wilcox #44 of the Boston Celtics grabs the rebound in the second half against the New Jersey Nets on January 4, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Celtics defeated the New Jersey Nets 89-70. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
The more help the merrier with another matchup against Orlando, a team the Celtics held to a miniscule 56 points three days ago, set for tonight at the Amway Center.
Pietrus could be a big addition with the reported ankle injury to Ray Allen, as the Celtics sharpshooter did not make the trip to Orlando. Wilcox could be a key returner to the frontcourt, with a potentially motivated Dwight Howard probably chomping at the bit to get some revenge for the embarrassing loss the other night.
The 6-foot-10 WIlcox has averaged 1.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in seven games for the Celtics, but a healthy body with five fouls to give against Howard — who is shooting a 46.7 percent from the line this year — would make up for a lack of production in the box score. Wilcox has been out of the lineup since for almost two weeks with an injured calf.