Celtics play the Hornets, aim for 6th straight win
Charlotte; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
Boston comes into a matchup with Charlotte as winners of five straight games.
Charlotte went 39-43 overall and 29-23 in Eastern Conference play during the 2018-19 season. The Hornets gave up 111.8 points per game while committing 18.9 fouls last season.
Boston finished 49-33 overall and 21-20 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Celtics averaged 112.4 points per game while allowing opponents to score 108.0 last season.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.