Boston Celtics (6-1, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (5-3, seventh in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST

Boston heads into a matchup with San Antonio as winners of six consecutive games.

San Antonio finished 48-34 overall with a 32-9 record at home a season ago. The Spurs averaged 111.7 points per game while allowing opponents to score 110.0 last season.

Boston went 49-33 overall with a 21-20 record on the road a season ago. The Celtics averaged 112.4 points per game last season, 44.8 in the paint, 18.1 off of turnovers and 16.2 on fast breaks.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

Spurs Injuries: None listed.

Celtics Injuries: Enes Kanter: out (knee).

———

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

Copyright 2019 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for Reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.