The Boston Celtics weathered the storm of lacking two key starters for Wednesday’s battle with the Philadelphia 76ers, which evidently proved to be a one-night problem.
Persevering with a four-game street journey on Friday night time, the Celtics gained’t have to fret about depth as a result of they’ll have loads of it.
Jaylen Brown and Kristaps Porzingis have been each upgraded from questionable to accessible earlier than Boston took the ground in Toronto towards the Raptors. Al Horford, who scored a season-high 14 factors whereas getting the beginning in Philadelphia, was additionally upgraded, from possible to accessible.
Again at full energy, the Celtics will search a second event win in as many contests. Boston defeated the Raptors convincingly in a 117-94 victory final Saturday, persevering with to show its new-look roster arguably the very best the league has to supply right now.
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The Celtics rank second in defensive ranking (106.6) and third in offensive ranking (120) whereas Toronto has struggles to climb the .500 mark at 5-6.