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?Monday at 6:30 PM ET
Pascal Siakam will lead Toronto against Jayson Tatum and Boston on Monday.
In their last time out the Raptors won against Boston, 100-93. Pascal Siakam paved the way, scoring 23 points while chipping in 11 rebounds and two assists.
The Celtics are coming off a loss to Toronto. Jayson Tatum led them in scoring with 24 points while also contributing 10 rebounds and three 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 put up 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 to watch 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%|
|37%||Three Points Pct||36%|
|79%||Free Throws Pct||80%|