Celtics – Mavericks Injury Report: Are Luka Doncic and Josh Green ENTERING tonight?

The Boston Celtics will play the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday in Dallas, Texas. This will be their second meeting this season, with the Celtics winning the first one 125-112 in overtime.

Luka Doncic ACTIVE, Josh Green OUT for Celtics – Mavericks

Luka Doncic ACTIVE, Josh Green OUT for Celtics - Mavericks

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  • The Celtics

The Celtics are coming off a 150-117 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. They struggled on both ends of the court and were completely outplayed in that game. They will need to improve their defense if they are to compete with the Mavericks on the road.

In the Eastern Conference standings, the Boston Celtics currently hold a.5-game lead over the second-place Brooklyn Nets.

They score 118.6 points per game and shoot 47.8% from the field. This is the team with the highest shooting percentage and the most points per game.

The Celtics allow 113.3 points per game on defense, while their opponents shoot only 47.2% from the field. This is the 15th lowest point total and 16th lowest shooting percentage allowed per game.

Injury Report

According to the injury report, Robert Williams III C (Knee) is questionable.

  • The Mavericks

Luka Doncic will play in the game on Thursday.

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Houston Rockets 111-106 last night. They were outstanding defensively, allowing Houston to shoot 31% from beyond the arc.

They’ll have to keep contesting shots near the rim and on the perimeter if they want to win at home.

The Dallas Mavericks are currently fourth in the Western Conference, 2.5 games back of the first-place Denver Nuggets.

They score 112.6 points per game and shoot 47.1% from the field. This team ranks 19th in points per game and 14th in team shooting percentage.

The Mavericks allow 110.3 points per game on defense while forcing their opponents to shoot 48% from the field. This is the fifth-lowest allowed shooting percentage while allowing the fifth-fewest points per game.

Report on Injuries

  • On the injury report, JaVale McGee C (Illness) is listed as questionable.
  • Josh Green (SG) has an elbow injury.
  • Dorian Finney-Smith (SF) has a hip injury.
  • Maxi Kleber (PF) has a hamstring injury.