The Brooklyn Nets will have their chance to topple the Atlantic's best team, when they take on the division rival Boston Celtics at Barclays Center. The Nets haven't been able to win consistently, coming in with a 6-14 record. On the other end, the Celtics look to be more than just average and sport a record of 10-12. This game is slated to start at 7:30 pm EST and it will be covered by CSN-NE and YES.
After beating the Bucks, 90-82, the Nets look for another solid effort. With 32 points, Brook Lopez was the game's high scorer in the game. Meanwhile, the Celtics are coming off a big win over the Knicks, 114-73. Jordan Crawford shot 8-for-14 during the game and led the game in scoring with 23 points.
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the NBA's slowest-paced teams square off. Brooklyn ranks 27th in the league in possessions per game (94.9 possessions per game), while Boston is 26th (95.2).
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