As anticipated earlier in the week, the Celtics will be without starting point guard Marcus Smart and rookie guard Terry Rozier tonight for their preseason matchup against the New York Knicks.
Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier are out tonight for the #Celtics. Rozier (sore left knee) will attempt to practice Saturday.— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) October 16, 2015
The Celtics will once again have the services of veterans Avery Bradley and David Lee, who sat in Wednesday's 109-105 victory over the New Jersey Nets. Bradley will try to continue his hot streak of three point shooting, as the shooting guard has started off hot (7 of 8) from beyond the arc.
No word if there will be any significant changes to the rotation or if Stevens will try some different combinations from what we've seen so far, only that he'll continue to closely monitor minutes.
Stevens said some guys might just play in one half tonight. He has already rested a couple of regulars this preseason.— Jay King (@ByJayKing) October 16, 2015
Both the Celtics and Knicks take unblemished 3-0 preseason records into tonight's contest. Tip off is 7:30PM.
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