Boston Celtics (13-12, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (13-12, fifth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Paul George and Jayson Tatum meet as Los Angeles receives Boston. George is 10th in the NBA with an average of 25.0 points per game and Tatum is eighth in the league with an average of 25.5 points per game.
The Clippers are 9-7 at home games. Los Angeles has a 7-8 record against opponents over .500.
The Celtics are 7-8 in street games. Boston averages 108.6 points while outperforming its opponents by 1.7 points per game.
TOP PERFORMERS: George scores 25.0 points per game and an average of 7.3 rebounds for the Clippers. Luke Kennard has averaged 2.5 3-pointers in his last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Tatum averaged 25.5 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists for the Celtics. Dennis Schroder has averaged 18.4 points and 4.6 assists in the last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Clippers: 4-6, averaging 101.8 points, 43.5 rebounds, 22.2 assists, 6.4 steals, and 3.7 blocks per game while 44.0% is shot out of the field. Your opponents have an average of 105.4 points per game.
Celtics: 6-4, averaging 111.5 points, 46.2 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 6.3 steals, and 5.0 blocks per game, while 44.8% were shot out of the field. Your opponents have an average of 107.7 points.
INJURIES: Clippers: Nicolas Batum: off (health and safety protocols), Kawhi Leonard: off (right knee), Jason Preston: off (foot).
Celtics: Jaylen Brown: off (thighs).
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.
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