NBA Preview: Celtics vs. Heat
Home: Boston Celtics (48-24)
Away: Miami Heat (44-29)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Tuesday at 6:30 PM ET
Jayson Tatum will lead Boston against Jimmy Butler and Miami on Tuesday.
In their last game the Celtics won against Toronto, 92-87. Jayson Tatum led the way, scoring 29 points while chipping in 12 rebounds and seven assists.
In their last contest, the Heat were victorious against Milwaukee, 103-94. Jimmy Butler led the way, scoring 17 points while recording 10 rebounds and six assists.
Celtics Stat Leaders
Scoring: Jayson Tatum, 23.4 ppg
Rebounds: Enes Kanter, 7.4 rpg
Assists: Marcus Smart, 4.9 apgOverview: Jayson Tatum powers the Celtics offense, Tatum posted a line of 23.4 points and seven rebounds during the season. Kemba Walker is another player who figures to make an impact for Boston, Walker averaged 20.4 points and 4.8 assists on the year.
Heat Stat Leaders
Scoring: Jimmy Butler, 19.9 ppg
Rebounds: Bam Adebayo, 10.2 rpg
Assists: Jimmy Butler, 6 apgOverview: The Heat biggest impact player on offense is Jimmy Butler who averaged 19.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and six assists during the regular season. Goran Dragic is another player to keep an eye on for Miami, Dragic averaged 16.2 points on the year.
Season Stats Comparison
|Boston Celtics||Miami Heat|
|55%||Points In Paint Pct||58%|
|46%||Field Goals Pct||47%|
|36%||Three Points Pct||38%|
|80%||Free Throws Pct||79%|