Mavericks to host Celtics Saturday
Boston Celtics (4-5, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (5-3, third in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Mavericks host the Boston Celtics.
Dallas went 42-30 overall with a 21-15 record at home during the 2020-21 season. The Mavericks averaged 112.4 points per game while shooting 47.0% from the field and 36.2% from 3-point range last season.
Boston went 35-36 overall last season while going 15-21 on the road. The Celtics averaged 112.7 points per game while shooting 46.7% from the field and 37.4% from 3-point distance last season.
INJURIES: Mavericks: Maxi Kleber: day to day (back), Kristaps Porzingis: day to day (back), Reggie Bullock: day to day (face).
Celtics: Josh Richardson: out (foot), Jaylen Brown: day to day (leg).