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Toronto Raptors (0-2) vs Boston Celtics (2-0)

When: Thursday, Sept 3rd at 6:30pm.

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

TV: TNT / Radio: N/A


Injuries:

Toronto: None

Boston: Gordon Hayward (Out/ Ankle) , Tremont Waters (Day to Day/ Knee)


Toronto :

96.5- points per game

107.0 - points against

38.5 - Field goal %

Boston:

107.0 - points per game

96.5 - points against

44.7 - field goal %

Individual Leaders: Tor/Bos -

Kyle Lowry 16.5 / Jayson Tatum 27.5 -Points

Serge Ibaka 9.0 / Daniel Theis 8.0 - Rebounds

Two tied with 7.5 / Kemba Walker 7.0 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Pascal Siakam vs Jayson Tatum

Kyle Lowry vs Kemba Walker

Fred VanVleet vs Marcus Smart

OG Anunoby vs Jaylen Brown

Serge Ibaka vs Robert Williams





Denver Nuggets (0-0) vs LA Clippers (0-0)

When: Thursday, Sept 3rd at 9pm.

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

TV: TNT / Radio: N/A


Injuries:

Denver: Will Barton (Out/Knee)

LAC: Patrick Beverley ( Probable / Calf)


Denver :

110.0- points per game

113.4 - points against

48.7 - Field goal %

LAC:

126.7 - points per game

117.0 - points against

50.1 - field goal %

Individual Leaders: Den/LAC -

Jamal Murray 31.6 / Kawhi Leonard 32.8 -Points

Nikola Jokic 8.1 / Kawhi Leonard 10.2 - Rebounds

Jamal Murray 6.3 / Kawhi Leonard 5.2 - Assists

Key Match-ups:

Jamal Murray vs Landry Shamet

Jerami Grant vs Kawhi Leonard

Monte Morris vs Paul George

Gary Harris vs Lou Williams

Nikola Jokic vs Ivica Zubac

Paul Millsap vs Marcus Morris

Michael Porter vs Montrezl Harrell