NBA Outlook Playoff: 8/17 Preview


Kawhi Leonard drives on Luka Doncic. Photo Credit- LA Clippers



Utah Jazz (0-0) vs Denver Nuggets (0-0)

When: Monday, Aug 17th at 1:30pm.

Where:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

TV: ESPN / Radio: KKSE 92.5FM/950AM


Injuries:

Utah: Bojan Bogdanovic (Out/Wrist), Mike Conley (Out/Personal), Ed Davis (Out/Knee)

Denver: Will Barton (Out/ Knee), Vlatko Cancar (Out/ Foot), Gary Harris (Out/Hip)


Utah:

111.3 - points per game

108.8 - points against

47.1 - Field goal %

Denver:

111.3 - points per game

109.2 - points against

47.3 - field goal %

Individual Leaders: Utah/Den -

Donovan Mitchell 24.0 / Nikola Jokic 19.9 -Points

Rudy Gobert 13.5 / Nikola Jokic 9.7 - Rebounds

Joe Ingles 5.2 / Nikola Jokic 7.0 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Rudy Gobert vs Nikola Jokic

Donovan Mitchell vs Jamal Murray





Brooklyn Nets (0-0) vs Toronto Raptors (0-0)

When: Monday, Aug 17th at 4pm .

Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

TV: ESPN / Radio: Sportsnet 590 The Fan


Injuries:

Brooklyn: Jamal Crawford (Out/ Hamstring)

Toronto: Oshae Brissett (Dayto Day/Knee), OG Anunoby (Day to Day/ Knee), Serge Ibaka (Day to Day/ Knee)


Brooklyn:

111.8 - points per game

112.3 - points against

44.8 - Field goal %

Toronto:

112.8 - points per game

106.5 - points against

45.8 - field goal %

Individual Leaders: BK/Tor -

Caris LeVert 18.7 / Pascal Siakam 22.9 - Points

Jarrett Allen 9.6 / Serge Ibaka 8.2 - Rebounds

Caris LeVert 4.4 / Kyle Lowry 7.5 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Caris LeVert vs Kyle Lowry

Jarrett Allen vs Serge Ibaka

Joe Harris vs OG Anunoby

Garrett Temple vs Fred Van-Vleet





Philadelphia 76ers (0-0) vs Boston Celtics (0-0)

When: Monday, Aug 17th at 6:30pm .

Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

TV: ESPN / Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic


Injuries:

Philadelphia: Ben Simmons (Out/ Left Knee Surgery), Glenn Robinson (Out/ Oblique)

Boston: Romeo Langford (Day to Day/ Wrist), Vincent Poirier (Day to Day/Left Groin)


Philadelphia:

110.7 - points per game

108.4 - points against

46.8 - Field goal %

Boston:

113.7 - points per game

107.3 - points against

46.1 - field goal %

Individual Leaders: Phi/Bos -

Joel Embiid 23.0 / Jayson Tatum 23.4 -Points

Joel Embiid 11.6 / Enes Kanter 7.4 - Rebounds

Al Horford 4.0 / Marcus Smart 4.9 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Joel Embiid vs Daniel Theis

Jayson Tatum vs Tobias Harris

Jaylen Brown vs Josh Richardson







Dallas Mavericks (0-0) vs LA Clippers (0-0)

When: Monday, Aug 17th at 9pm.

Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

TV: ABC / Radio: KEIB 1150, ESPN 103.3 FM


Injuries:

Dallas: Jalen Brunson (Out/ Shoulder), Courtney Lee (Out/ Calf), Kristaps Porzingis (Day to Day/ Heel)

LAC: Patrick Beverley (Day to Day/ Calf), Montrezl Harrell (Day to Day/ Personal), Landry Shamet (Day to Day/ Foot)


Dallas:

117.0 - points per game

112.1 - points against

46.1 - Field goal %

LAC:

116.3 - points per game

109.9 - points against

46.6 - field goal %

Individual Leaders: Dal/LAC -

Luka Doncic 28.8 / Kawhi Leonard 27.1 -Points

Kristaps Porzingis 9.5 / Ivica Zubac 7.5 - Rebounds

Luka Doncic 8.8 / Lou Williams 5.6 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Paul George vs Tim Hardaway Jr

Kawhi Leonard vs Dorian Finney-Smith

Luka Doncic vs Pat Beverley

Lou Williams vs Seth Curry




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