of the first of the season for the Boston Celtics. The Celtics (15-17 SU, 13-19 ATS) are currently in 8th place in the Eastern Conference playoff race. They covered just one of their last nine games prior to the All-Star break.
The Celtics offense has struggled in the half court this season. Boston ranks 21st in points per play (0.853) in the half court, down from 0.927 points per play last season, good for 11th in the league. At the same time, their transition offense (0.907) is putting up similar numbers compared to last season (0.972).