The Boston Celtics face the Toronto Raptors in Game 4 of their NBA Playoffs best-of-7 series on Saturday, September 5, 2020, (9/5/20) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Orlando, Florida. The Celtics lead the series, 2-1, after the Raptors won Game 3, 104-103, on Thursday.
Here is what you need to know:
What: NBA Playoffs, Game 4
Who: Raptors vs. Celtics
When: Saturday, September 5, 2020
Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
The Boston Celtics take on the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference second round with a 2-1 lead in the series. The Raptors won the previous matchup 104-103. Kyle Lowry scored 31 points to lead Toronto to the victory and Kemba Walker totaled 29 points in defeat for Boston.
The Celtics are 9-6 against division opponents. Boston is 29-7 in games decided by at least 10 points.
The Raptors are 9-5 in division play. Toronto is 28-3 when winning the rebound battle and averages 45.4 rebounds per game.
Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics scoring 23.4 points per game, and is averaging 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists. Walker is averaging 18.4 points and 4.1 assists over the last 10 games for Boston.
Pascal Siakam is averaging 22.9 points and 7.3 rebounds for the Raptors. Fred VanVleet is averaging 15 points and 5.8 assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.
DURING THE PLAYOFFS
Celtics: Averaging 109.4 points, 44.4 rebounds, 20.0 assists, 6.7 steals and 6.0 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 99.9 points on 40.3% shooting.
Raptors: Averaging 114.6 points, 46.3 rebounds, 27.4 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.7 points on 42.0% shooting.
Celtics: Vincent Poirier: out (personal), Tremont Waters: out (knee), Javonte Green: out (knee), Gordon Hayward: out (ankle).
Raptors: None listed.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)