The Boston Celtics have had a strong start to the season, ranking highly in several key statistical categories. They currently hold the second-best offensive rating and the fifth-best effective field goal percentage in the league. Defensively, the Celtics rank fourth, and their net rating is the best in the NBA. However, their recent loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves is an exception to an otherwise impressive start.
The Celtics have emerged as an offensive force, ranking second in the NBA in offensive rating. On the defensive end, the Celtics are no slouch, as they hold the fourth position in defensive rating. Their balanced performance on both sides of the court is a key reason for their early-season success.
To hear all four standout stats from the Celtics’ first six games of the NBA’s 2023-24 season from Chris Forsberg for his “Forsberg’s Four” segment for NBC Sports Boston, take a look at the clip embedded below.
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