The Brooklyn Nets (4-2) take on the Boston Celtics (5-3) at 8 P.M. tonight, in yet another major test at Barclays Center. The Celtics are the best non-Heat team the Nets have faced so far. This is the ¡first! time in the regular season they'll be nationally televised (not counting NBA TV), and it comes on TNT. The Nets were on TNT in preseason, also against the Boston Celtics.
The Nets will be without Gerald Wallace for the sixth straight game with his injured left ankle, and MarShon Brooks is a game-time decision with his... injured left ankle. For the Celtics, guard Avery Bradley is out as he recovers from left shoulder surgery, and point guard/Martian facilitator Rajon Rondo is a game-time decision with a sprained right ankle.
Joining me to give a little background on the Celtics is Brendan Jackson of the ESPN TrueHoop Boston Celtics blog CelticsHub. I've asked Brendan to answer three questions about this Boston team, in the hope of figuring out a little more about them. Brendan follows the Celtics as much as anyone, and has a killer jumper and better beard, so divert your attention at your own risk.
Brendan on the Boston Celtics
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