The Boston Celtics will certainly be the favorites going into this game. But, given the talent the Pistons have on their roster, this could turn out to be a much closer match than fans may expect.
Boston Celtics - Team News
The Boston Celtics have multiple injury concerns heading into this game. Not only are Kemba Walker and Romeo Langford out with long-term injuries, but insiders have revealed that JaVonte Green will also miss this match.
The 27-year-old will reportedly miss the game due to health and safety protocols with regards to the coronavirus.
There may be a lot of absentees, but Boston Celtics fans will be happy to know that Tristan Thompson is now healthy and is likely to feature against the Pistons.
Injured: Kemba Walker, Romeo Langford, JaVonte Green
Detroit Pistons - Team News
Blake Griffin will not be available for selection ahead of this game. Insiders report Griffin suffered a concussion during a recent game and is still nursing the injury.
The Detroit Pistons have numerous other players who could miss the game as well. Frank Jackson and rookie Killian Hayes have both been listed as questionable ahead of this match and are likely to miss out.
Jahlil Okafor reportedly is suffering from an ankle problem but is expected to play through it against the Boston Celtics.
Injured: Blake Griffin
Doubtful: Frank Jackson, Killian Hayes
At What time will Boston Celtics vs Detroit Pistons commence?
USA: 1st January 2021, 7:00 PM (Eastern Time)
India: 2nd January 2021, 5:30 AM (Indian Standard Time)