Al Horford: “Marcus (Smart) does a great job of flopping”

Videos from the locker room following the Celtics' 107-93 loss to the 76ers, including Al Horford on his old team.

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PHILADELPHIA — The Celtics struggled to convert opportunities even as their defense held for stretches against a 76ers team that overmatched Boston’s size. Adding Al Horford proved to escalate Philadelphia’s defensive upside, as he and the 76ers negated any Boston offensive momentum. Boston shot itself in the foot at the free throw line through a long, physical evening.

Brad Stevens: Philadelphia’s length and size disrupted the offense, happy with compete that Celtics showed in the opener.

PHILADELPHIA — The Celtics struggled to convert opportunities even as their defense held for stretches against a 76ers team that overmatched Boston’s size. Adding Al Horford proved to escalate Philadelphia’s defensive upside, as he and the 76ers negated any Boston offensive momentum. Boston shot its

Jayson Tatum: All love with Horford, but when the game starts they’re not cool. Bad shooting night was an outlier, no excuses, but couldn’t throw a rock in the ocean even on good looks.

PHILADELPHIA — The Celtics struggled to convert opportunities even as their defense held for stretches against a 76ers team that overmatched Boston’s size. Adding Al Horford proved to escalate Philadelphia’s defensive upside, as he and the 76ers negated any Boston offensive momentum. Boston shot its

Gordon Hayward: Celtics can bank on making more shots in the future, solid defensive job on Joel Embiid one of many silver linings in the loss. Foul trouble “definitely throws you off.”

PHILADELPHIA — The Celtics struggled to convert opportunities even as their defense held for stretches against a 76ers team that overmatched Boston’s size. Adding Al Horford proved to escalate Philadelphia’s defensive upside, as he and the 76ers negated any Boston offensive momentum. Boston shot its

Kemba Walker: No pressing, just misses on opening night. Botched free throws were tough, “that can’t happen.”

PHILADELPHIA — The Celtics struggled to convert opportunities even as their defense held for stretches against a 76ers team that overmatched Boston’s size. Adding Al Horford proved to escalate Philadelphia’s defensive upside, as he and the 76ers negated any Boston offensive momentum. Boston shot its

Al Horford: “Still very weird,” to face the Celtics with the 76ers. Glad it’s over and Philadelphia beat Boston on Opening Night. Plus what it’s like to see Marcus Smart’s foul-drawing on the other side.

PHILADELPHIA — The Celtics struggled to convert opportunities even as their defense held for stretches against a 76ers team that overmatched Boston’s size. Adding Al Horford proved to escalate Philadelphia’s defensive upside, as he and the 76ers negated any Boston offensive momentum. Boston shot its