Boston plays Dallas, looks for 4th straight home win
Dallas Mavericks (6-3, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (7-1, first in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
Boston heads into a matchup with Dallas as winners of three straight home games.
Boston went 49-33 overall a season ago while going 28-13 at home. The Celtics averaged 26.3 assists per game on 42.1 made field goals last season.
Dallas finished 33-49 overall in the 2018-19 season while going 9-32 on the road. The Mavericks averaged 108.9 points per game while shooting 44.7% from the field and 34% from deep last season.
The matchup Monday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
Celtics Injuries: Romeo Langford: day to day (illness), Enes Kanter: day to day (knee), Gordon Hayward: out (left hand fracture).
Mavericks Injuries: None listed.