Celtics face Kawhi Leonard and the short-handed Raptors tonight

Both OG Anunoby and Jonas Valanciunas will be out of action tonight as the Raptors take on the Celtics. Fred VanVleet and C. J. Miles are both questionable.

Despite being short a few players, the Raptors still have Kawhi Leonard. He is having an MVP-type season, averaging 28 points, 8 rebounds, three assists and two steals. He is currently ranked in the top-5 on Kia's MVP Ladder. He is a major part of Toronto's lead in the East.

Celtics followers may get a look at the newest member of the Raptors, Patrick McCaw. He played for the Warriors - had a cup of coffee with Cleveland, playing only three games - and was signed by Toronto as a free agent.

Boston is still sealed in the 5th slot in the East, and pre-season, it was expected for the Celtics and Raptors to be fighting for first place. That has not happened, not yet. The Celtics will try to put an end to Toronto's 5-game win streak - and to also end their own 3-game losing streak. It would be a nice time to turn things around for the guys in green.

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