NBA Preview: Celtics vs. Raptors
Home: Boston Celtics (48-24)
Away: Toronto Raptors (53-19)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET
Jayson Tatum will lead Boston against Pascal Siakam and Toronto on Wednesday.
In their last contest the Celtics won versus Toronto, 111-89. Jaylen Brown paved the way, scoring 27 points while chipping in six rebounds.
The Raptors are coming off a loss to Boston. Fred VanVleet led them in scoring with 18 points while also contributing two rebounds and five 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 put up 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.
Raptors Stat Leaders
Scoring: Pascal Siakam, 22.9 ppg
Rebounds: Serge Ibaka, 8.2 rpg
Assists: Kyle Lowry, 7.5 apgOverview: The Raptors biggest impact player on offense is Pascal Siakam who averaged 22.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists during the regular season. Kyle Lowry is another player to watch for Toronto, Lowry averaged 19.4 points on the year.
Season Stats Comparison
|Boston Celtics||Toronto Raptors|
|55%||Points In Paint Pct||55%|
|46%||Field Goals Pct||46%|
|36%||Three Points Pct||37%|
|80%||Free Throws Pct||79%|