On the upcoming Friday evening, the Boston Celtics are set to clash with the Toronto Raptors in Canada. Notably, the trio of their star players, Kristaps Porzingis (recovering from a knee issue), Jaylen Brown (recovering from an illness), and Al Horford, will grace the court, having been cleared from the injury report.
In the Celtics’ previous game, both Porzingis and Brown were absent, yet the team secured a victory against the Sixers.
Porzingis, in his inaugural season with Boston, boasts impressive averages of 19.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 1.3 blocks per game, showcasing a shooting proficiency of 56.5% from the field and 40.8% from beyond the arc.
The Celtics have commenced the season on a remarkable note, boasting a stellar 9-2 record in their initial 11 games.
Currently enjoying a four-game winning streak, they proudly occupy the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
On the Raptors’ injury front, OG Anunoby is doubtful with a finger laceration. Koloko is sidelined, and JFL, along with Harper, are currently sidelined with the 905 team.
Markquis Nowell has also been sidelined to the 905. Thad Young is out due to illness, and Otto Porter Jr. is also sidelined tonight for personal reasons.
Looking ahead, following their encounter with the Raptors, the Celtics are scheduled to face the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday in their subsequent game.