San Antonio visits Boston on four-game road skid
San Antonio Spurs (19-55, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (51-23, second in the Eastern Conference)
Boston Sunday, six p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio hits the road against Boston searching to finish its 4-game road slide.
The Celtics have gone 27-9 in household games. Boston ranks second in the Eastern Conference with 26.four assists per game led by Marcus Clever averaging six.four.
The Spurs are six-30 on the road. San Antonio has a two-three record in games decided by three points or fewer.
The teams play for the second time this season. The Celtics won the final meeting 121-116 on Jan. 7, with Jayson Tatum scoring 34 points in the victory.
Leading PERFORMERS: Derrick White is scoring 12.three points per game and averaging three.five rebounds for the Celtics. Jaylen Brown is averaging 28. points and six.six rebounds more than the final ten games for Boston.
Keldon Johnson is scoring 22. points per game and averaging five.1 rebounds for the Spurs. Doug McDermott is averaging 1.7 created three-pointers more than the final ten games for San Antonio.
Final ten GAMES: Celtics: six-four, averaging 120. points, 45.7 rebounds, 27.two assists, 7.six steals and four.1 blocks per game when shooting 46.three% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.four points per game.
Spurs: three-7, averaging 113.six points, 44.eight rebounds, 28.three assists, 7. steals and four.four blocks per game when shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 124.four points.
INJURIES: Celtics: Payton Pritchard: out (heel), Danilo Gallinari: out (knee), Malcolm Brogdon: out (back).
Spurs: Devin Vassell: out (knee), Jeremy Sochan: out (knee), Zach Collins: out (bicep), Khem Birch: out (knee), Romeo Langford: out (adductor), Charles Bassey: out (patella).
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