Celtics and Gordon Hayward will host Lakers at TD Garden. The Celtics will want to move on from the 119-123 loss at home to the Phoenix Suns, a game in which Marcus Smart had 37 points (13-of-25 shooting), 8 assists and 5 rebounds.
The Lakers are coming off a 124-115 home win over the Houston Rockets. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was solid with 20 points (7-of-14 shooting). LeBron James had 31 points (13-of-25 FG), 12 assists and 5 rebounds.
Will Marcus Smart replicate his monstrous 37 point performance in the last game’s loss to the Suns? This will be the first meeting between the teams this season. The Celtics have won just 2 games out of their last 5. The Lakers will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 4 out of their last 5 games. Both are expected to be mostly healthy.
The Lakers are averaging 26.095 assists, while the Celtics are averaging only 23.098. Limiting this gap in passing will be key for the Celtics to win.
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