On Friday, the Brooklyn Nets (4-4) and Boston Celtics (5-2) square off in an Atlantic Division game on the 2nd day of play in the 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament. The Celtics had a perfect 5-0 start to their campaign before losing their final two games. Boston was defeated 106-103 by the Philadelphia 76ers on November 8th. In the meanwhile, on Wednesday, the Nets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 100-93.
On Wednesday, the Nets upset the Los Angeles Clippers 100-93. They fell behind after the initial quarter, 21–13. After that, the Nets grabbed the advantage and maintained it for the duration of the contest. Notably, Cam Thomas led the starters with 14 points. Dorian Finney-Smith scored twelve more points. Similarly, Lonnie Walker Jr. scored 21 points after coming off the bench. With 36.6% of their field goals coming from three-point range, the Nets shot 40.2%. The Nets also recorded 10 blocks and an 84.6% free throw percentage. After tying for third place within the Atlantic Division on Friday, 2.5 matches below the 76ers for the number-one slot, the Nets leveled their overall record at 4-4.
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 106-103. The game was 27-22 Celtics early in the contest. However, they collapsed in the following quarter and were unable to bounce back. Notably, Kristaps Porzingis scored the most, scoring 29 points on 10 of 19 shots. Jrue Holiday scored 12 points, and Derrick White contributed 19 points. Jalen Brown, in the meantime, had just 11 points. The Celtics’ field goal percentage was only 39.6%, and their three-point percentage was only 31.9%. They also generated 12 turnovers and dropped the board fight 56-43. The only player listed on Boston’s injury list is Neemias Queta. He doesn’t have a return date and hasn’t participated in any games so far this season.
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Nets vs Celtics Game Information
- Date: 11/10/2023
- Time: 07:40 PM ET
- Location: TD Garden, Boston, MA.
- How to Watch Nets vs Celtics: TNT
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass