Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics: Match Preview and Predictions- 27th November 2019
Fixture: Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics
Date and time: Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 7:00 PM, ET
Venue: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Last game results
Brooklyn Nets (9-8): 108-106 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers (25 November 2019)
Boston Celtics (12-4): 103-102 win against the Sacramento Kings (25 November 2019)
Brooklyn Nets preview
The Nets made two of the best acquisitions in the off season by signing superstars, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Durant is not going to play this season but his signing has converted the Nets into a contender for years to come.
The Nets started off this campaign poorly and had a 4-7 record. But since then they have won 5 of the past 6 games and look on track to make the playoffs. They will be looking to get a win against a very strong Celtics side.
Key player - Spencer Dinwiddie
In the absence of Kyrie Irving, Spencer Dinwiddie has become the number one option for the Nets and he has been absolutely sensational for them. Dinwiddie has been giving clutch performances for the Nets and taking them to victories.
Dinwiddie is averaging 19.8 points and 5.4 assists per game for the Nets. He hit the game winner for the Nets in their last match against the Cavs.
Nets predicted lineup
Spencer Dinwiddie, Garrett Temple, Joe Harris, Taurean Prince, Jarrett Allen
Boston Celtics preview
The Boston Celtics have been sensational at the start of the season. They have been playing with great chemistry and look like a very strong team.
The Celtics had a huge scare when Kemba Walker was diagnosed with a concussion. But they still played solid basketball in their last match against the Kings and got the win. Jaylen Brown top scored for the Celtics and received great support from all his teammates.
Key player - Jayson Tatum
Jayson Tatum is finally back to his best after a very disappointing sophomore season. He looks like the primary option for the Celtics and a great potential star for the future.
Tatum has been averaging 20.5 points per game for the Celtics. He also has one of the best net ratings in the NBA this season and is having a great positive impact for the Celtics.
Celtics predicted lineup
Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Semi Ojeleye, Jayson Tatum, Enes Kanter
Nets vs Celtics Match Prediction
The Nets have been playing superb basketball in recent matches. They have been 5-1 since the injury to their star, Kyrie Irving. On the other hand, the Celtics have played great throughout the season and have one of the best records in the NBA.
Prediction: The Celtics to have an easy win at home against the Brooklyn Nets.
Where to watch Nets vs Celtics?
This Eastern Conference match-up can be seen on ESPN, YES, NBC Sports Boston or you can stream it live online with NBA League Pass.Published 26 Nov 2019, 23:54 IST