Boston takes on Cleveland in Eastern Conference showdown
Boston Celtics (4-1, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (2-4, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
Boston travels to Cleveland for an Eastern Conference matchup.
Cleveland finished 19-63 overall and 15-37 in Eastern Conference games in the 2018-19 season. The Cavaliers gave up 114.1 points per game while committing 20 fouls last season.
Boston went 49-33 overall and 35-17 in Eastern Conference action in the 2018-19 season. The Celtics allowed opponents to score 108.0 points per game and shoot 44.8% from the field last season.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
Cavaliers Injuries: Ante Zizic: out (foot), Dylan Windler: out (stress reaction), John Henson: out (hamstring).
Celtics Injuries: Enes Kanter: day to day (left knee), Robert Williams III: day to day (left hip), Jaylen Brown: out (illness).