Celtics take on the Warriors, seek 10th straight win
Boston Celtics (9-1, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (2-10, 15th in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
Boston heads into a matchup against Golden State as winners of nine consecutive games.
Golden State finished 57-25 overall with a 30-11 record at home during the 2018-19 season. The Warriors averaged 16.3 points off of turnovers, 12.6 second chance points and 30.3 bench points last season.
Boston went 35-17 in Eastern Conference play and 21-20 on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Celtics averaged 26.3 assists per game on 42.1 made field goals last season.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
Warriors Injuries: Klay Thompson: out (left knee acl tear), Kevon Looney: out (neuropathy), Damion Lee: out (hand), Jacob Evans III: out (left abductor), Stephen Curry II: out (hand), Alen Smailagic: out (right ankle sprain).
Celtics Injuries: Daniel Theis: day to day (finger), Gordon Hayward: out (left hand), Robert Williams III: day to day (ankle).