The Celtics have plenty of offensive punch at #8 in the NBA in points scored. The Celtics are off a loss, but received a boost from rookie first-round pick James Young, who scored a season-high 13 points in 17 minutes as he returned after missing 14 games due to a right shoulder injury. Brooklyn is no powerhouse team at #24 in the NBA in scoring and #19 in rebounds with a losing overall record. Brooklyn is off an 88-84 loss in Miami on Sunday and 96-88 in overtime at home to Dallas on Monday. The Nets shot 39.5% the first night and 39.3% the second. Younger Boston matches up well and totaled 122 points in the paint in the first two meetings. The Celtics won 121-105 in the season opener Oct. 29 before Jarrett Jack scored the winning basket with 28 seconds left in the Nets' 109-107 win Dec. 26. Play Boston.
01:30 Brooklyn Nets – Boston Celtics
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