New York plays Boston for conference battle
Boston; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
Eastern Conference foes Boston and New York face off.
Boston went 10-6 in Atlantic Division games and 28-13 at home during the 2018-19 season. The Celtics averaged 112.4 points per game last season, 44.8 in the paint, 18.1 off of turnovers and 16.2 on fast breaks.
New York went 17-65 overall and 11-41 in Eastern Conference action a season ago. The Knicks shot 43.3% from the field and 34% from 3-point range last season.
Boston and New York matchup for the second time this season. The Celtics won the last meeting 118-95 on Oct. 26. Kemba Walker led the way with 32 points.