Boston puts home win streak on the line against Oklahoma City

November 20, 2021 GMT

Oklahoma City Thunder (6-9, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (8-8, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

Boston; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: Boston will try to keep its three-game home win streak intact when the Celtics take on Oklahoma City.

The Celtics have gone 3-3 in home games. Boston ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 45.6 points per game in the paint led by Jaylen Brown averaging 11.0.

The Thunder have gone 2-5 away from home. Oklahoma City has the NBA’s lowest-scoring offense, averaging just 98.1 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jayson Tatum is shooting 40.4% and averaging 25.0 points for the Celtics. Dennis Schroder is averaging 19.1 points over the last 10 games for Boston.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 20.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists for the Thunder. Luguentz Dort is averaging 19.7 points over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.


LAST 10 GAMES: Celtics: 6-4, averaging 104.7 points, 45.3 rebounds, 21.2 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 99.4 points per game.

Thunder: 5-5, averaging 97.1 points, 50.6 rebounds, 19.2 assists, 7.2 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 40.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 101.1 points.

INJURIES: Celtics: Robert Williams III: out (knee), Jaylen Brown: out (hamstring).

Thunder: Derrick Favors: out (rest).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.