Toronto is in first place in the East and Boston is fourth. The Raptors have the point guard with the highest assist average (10.7 per game) in Kyle Lowry. Kawhi Leonard leads his team in scoring with 24.2 PPG, good for 13th in the NBA.
The Raptors shoot well and score a lot of points. They rank 2nd in field goal percentage (48.6%) and 6th in points/game (116.5 PPG). Boston ranks 28th and 24th in FG% and PPG, respectively. The Celtics defense should help to close that gap.
Toronto may have a few players out with injuries. Serge Ibaka, Danny Green, Norman Powell and C. J. Miles have sustained injuries lately. For the Celtics, Marcus Morris may be a scratch due to illness.
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