NBA Preview: Raptors vs. Celtics
Home: Toronto Raptors (53-19)
Away: Boston Celtics (48-24)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Tuesday at 5:30 PM ET
Pascal Siakam will lead Toronto against Jayson Tatum and Boston on Tuesday.
In their last game the Raptors fell to Boston by a score of 112-94. Kyle Lowry led the way, scoring 17 points while chipping in six rebounds and eight assists.
In their last contest, the Celtics won versus Toronto, 112-94. Jayson Tatum paved the way, scoring 21 points while recording nine rebounds and two assists.
Raptors Stat Leaders
Scoring: Pascal Siakam, 22.9 ppg
Rebounds: Serge Ibaka, 8.2 rpg
Assists: Kyle Lowry, 7.5 apgOverview: Pascal Siakam powers the Raptors offense, Siakam posted a line of 22.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists during the season. Kyle Lowry is another player to keep an eye on for Toronto, Lowry averaged 19.4 points and 7.5 assists on the year.
Celtics Stat Leaders
Scoring: Jayson Tatum, 23.4 ppg
Rebounds: Enes Kanter, 7.4 rpg
Assists: Marcus Smart, 4.9 apgOverview: The Celtics biggest impact player on offense is Jayson Tatum who averaged 23.4 points and seven rebounds during the regular season. Kemba Walker is another player who figures to make an impact for Boston, Walker averaged 20.4 points on the year.
Season Stats Comparison
|Toronto Raptors||Boston Celtics|
|55%||Points In Paint Pct||55%|
|46%||Field Goals Pct||46%|
|38%||Three Points Pct||36%|
|79%||Free Throws Pct||80%|