The starting lineups for the Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets in what is expected to be an exciting matchup between two of the top teams in the NBA this season. As for the matchup, both teams are currently performing well and sit at the top of their respective conferences.
The Celtics have won four straight games and have a 26-10 overall record, while the Nuggets have won eight of their last ten games and have a 23-12 overall record. – Follow Live GAMECAST here
The game will take place at the Ball Arena in Denver, CO, and tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 pm ET. This promises to be an exciting encounter between two talented teams, and below you will find the starting lineups for both teams that will be performing on the court.
One player to watch in this matchup is Denver’s Nikola Jokic, who has been putting up impressive numbers against the Celtics this season. Read more: Jayson Tatum scores 41pts, Celtics rolled over Bucks 139-118; highlights and stats
In the two games played between the two teams, Jokic has averaged 29 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 9.5 assists while shooting 61.6% from the field.
On the other side, Jayson Tatum has been a key player for the Celtics, averaging 34 points in games against the Nuggets and 31 points and 8.1 rebounds per game overall.
Tonight’s starting lineup features Marcus Smart at the point guard position, Derrick White at shooting guard, Jaylen Brown at small forward, Tatum at power forward, and Al Horford at center.
Denver’s starting lineup features Bruce Brown at point guard, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope at shooting guard, Michael Porter Jr. at small forward, Aaron Gordon at power forward, and Jokic at center.
Here are the starting lineups for both teams:
Boston Celtics lineup
PG Marcus Smart
SG Derrick White
SF Jaylen Brown
PF Jayson Tatum
C Al Horford
Denver Nuggets lineup
PG Bruce Brown
SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
SF Michael Porter
PF Aaron Gordon
C Nikola Jokic