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Boston Celtics (11-3)


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@ Pho
W 99-85
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@ LAC
L 104-107
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@ Den
6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00
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vs. Sac
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 PM CT22:30
vs. Bkn
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 PM CT22:00

Celtics will try to solve Nuggets' tough defense

The Denver Nuggets successfully slowed down James Harden and will now to look to trip up the visiting Boston Celtics on Friday night.

Denver is looking for its eighth win in nine games and has been riding its sturdy defense.

The Nuggets are 7-0 when holding teams under 100 after producing a 105-95 home win over Houston on Wednesday. Denver became the first team to hold the Rockets under 100 this season, and it limited Harden to 27 to drop his league-leading average to 38.4.

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Leaders
Points: Kemba Walker22.6
Rebounds: Daniel Theis7.8
Assists: Marcus Smart5.1
FG%: Gordon Hayward55.5%
Steals: Jayson Tatum1.50
Blocks: Daniel Theis1.58
Defense (Rank)
Points: 104.4 (7)
Rebounds: 49.1 (28)
Assists: 22.0 (5)
FG%: 42.5% (5)
FT%: 76.0% (14)
3P%: 33.3% (8)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 112.0 (14)
Rebounds: 47.1 (6)
Assists: 24.6 (12)
FG%: 44.3% (20)
FT%: 79.2% (7)
3P%: 35.4% (14)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
Boston 11 3 .786 --
Toronto 10 4 .714 1.0
Philadelphia 9 5 .643 2.0
Brooklyn 6 8 .429 5.0
New York 4 11 .267 7.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19/2019 Kaiser Gates Waived
10/19/2019 Yante Maten Waived
10/19/2019 Max Strus Waived
9/2/2019 Yante Maten Signed as Free Agent
9/1/2019 Kaiser Gates Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
11/9/2019 Gordon Hayward Fractured left hand
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