Boston faces Memphis on 5-game win streak
Boston Celtics (10-2, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (3-9, 13th in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
: Celtics -7; over/under is 222.5
BOTTOM LINE: Boston will try to keep its five-game win streak alive when the Celtics take on Memphis.
The Grizzlies are 0-5 on their home court. Memphis is fourth in the Western Conference with 10.9 offensive rebounds per game led by Xavier Tillman averaging 2.3.
The Celtics are 5-2 on the road. Boston is eighth in the Eastern Conference with 25.3 assists per game led by Derrick White averaging 4.3.
The Grizzlies average 109.4 points per game, 3.5 more points than the 105.9 the Celtics allow. The Celtics are shooting 47.5% from the field, 0.7% higher than the 46.8% the Grizzliesâ€™ opponents have shot this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Desmond Bane is averaging 24 points, 4.3 assists and 1.7 steals for the Grizzlies. Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 21.1 points and 5.8 rebounds over the past 10 games for Memphis.
Jayson Tatum is averaging 29.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and four assists for the Celtics. Jaylen Brown is averaging 21.4 points over the last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 3-7, averaging 110.5 points, 42.2 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.9 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.4 points per game.
Celtics: 8-2, averaging 119.4 points, 47.0 rebounds, 26.6 assists, 6.2 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.6 points.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: Jake LaRavia: day to day (eye), Xavier Tillman Sr.: day to day (knee), Marcus Smart: out (ankle), Brandon Clarke: out (achilles), Steven Adams: out for season (knee), Luke Kennard: day to day (knee).
Celtics: Jaylen Brown: day to day (abductor).
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