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Boston Celtics (43-31)


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Celtics' Kyrie Irving to rest against Cavs, his former team

CLEVELAND (AP) The Boston Celtics will rest star guard Kyrie Irving against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Irving is averaging 23.8 points and the Celtics want to keep him as fresh as possible going into the postseason.

The Celtics have lost four straight and are fifth in the Eastern Conference entering Tuesday night's game in Cleveland.

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Leaders
Points: Kyrie Irving23.8
Rebounds: Al Horford6.7
Assists: Kyrie Irving7.1
FG%: Al Horford52.9%
Steals: Marcus Smart1.74
Blocks: Al Horford1.29
Defense (Rank)
Points: 108.0 (7)
Rebounds: 46.0 (22)
Assists: 23.4 (7)
FG%: 44.9% (5)
FT%: 76.5% (13)
3P%: 34.3% (7)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 112.5 (13)
Rebounds: 44.5 (22)
Assists: 26.4 (6)
FG%: 46.4% (13)
FT%: 80.5% (3)
3P%: 36.3% (6)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
x-Toronto 51 23 .689 --
x-Philadelphia 47 27 .635 4.0
Boston 43 31 .581 8.0
Brooklyn 38 37 .507 13.5
New York 14 60 .189 37.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/24/2019 Greg Monroe Signed as Free Agent 10-Day Contract
1/10/2019 R.J. Hunter Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
11/30/2018 Walt Lemon Jr. Waived
10/13/2018 Marcus Georges-Hunt Waived
10/9/2018 Nick King Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
3/24/2019 Jayson Tatum Bruised lower back
3/22/2019 Al Horford Knee
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