TOR vs BOS Dream11: The festive period arrives for the NBA fans as the top teams are set to play against each other during the Christmas and Boxing Day schedule. In this match, the reigning champions Toronto Raptors will be playing host to Eastern Conference giants Boston Celtics at Scotiabank Arena, on Wednesday night (IST).
Form and the recent results:
Fantasy Basketball – Head-to-head:
Total Games: 94
Toronto Raptors: 39
Boston Celtics: 55
Toronto Raptors will host Boston Celtics at Scotiabank Arena in the NBA. The match will start at 10:30 PM (IST), on December 25, Wednesday night.
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Kyle Lowry: Raptors‘ biggest hope in this game and also in the absence of leading scorer Pascal Siakam. He has been phenomenal in the last few games, racking up game-high numbers.
Points Per Game: 20.7
Rebounds Per Game: 5.2
Assists Per Game: 7.6
Steals Per Game: 1.2
Blocks Per Game: 0.3
Kemba Walker: The former Charlotte Hornets star is a vital cog in this team. He is leading the charge for the Greens. Expect him to be amongst the highest scorer in this game.
Points Per Game: 22.6
Rebounds Per Game: 4.1
Assists Per Game: 5.4
Steals Per Game: 0.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.6
Jayson Tatum: He has improved a lot, becoming even more dangerous with his two-way approach. He has had a double-double in the last game.
Points Per Game: 21.6
Rebounds Per Game: 7.1
Assists Per Game: 2.8
Steals Per Game: 1.4
Blocks Per Game: 0.8
Fred VanVleet: He had a double-double in the last match. At home, he has always been a threat.
Points Per Game: 17.8
Rebounds Per Game: 3.9
Assists Per Game: 7.0
Steals Per Game: 1.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.2
Toronto Raptors team news:
Status out: Marc Gasol (muscle injury), Stanley Johnson (groin injury), Norman Powell (shoulder injury), Pascal Siakam (groin injury) and Matt Thomas (finger injury) will miss the game for the Raptors.
Status Questionable: Dewan Hernandez is nursing an ankle injury and will be monitored before the game.
Expected Toronto Raptors squad to face Celtics: Norman Powell, Terence Davis, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Chris Boucher, Kyle Lowry, OG Anunoby, Serge Ibaka, Malcolm Miller, Fred VanVleet
Boston Celtics team news:
Status out: The Celtics are without Vincent Poirier (finger injury), Marcus Smart (eye injury) and Robert Williams (hip injury) for the trip to the North.
Status Questionable: The Greens will hope that they can have Gordon Hayward available for this game. The former Utah Jazz has had an injury-plagued season so far, missing the last three games due to a toe injury. He will be evaluated before the match.
Boston Celtics' expected squad to face the Raptors: Kemba Walker, Gordon Haywards (Questionable), Daniel Theis, Enes Kanter, Jaylen Brown, Carsen Edwards, Javonte Green, Grant Williams, Robert Williams, Semi Ojeleye, Brad Wanamaker
PF: OG Anunoby
SF: Patrick McCaw
C: Serge Ibaka
PG: Kyle Lowry
SG: Fred VanVleet
PF: Jayson Tatum
SF: Semi Ojeleye / Gordon Hayward
C: Daniel Theis
PG: Jaylen Brown
SG: Kemba Walker
Toronto Raptors: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Terence Davis, Chris Boucher, Malcolm Miller
Boston Celtics: Brad Wanamaker, Enes Kanter, Romeo Langford, Grant Williams, Javonte Green, Tacko Fall