The Boston Celtics lead the Toronto Raptors on the road in Air Canada Centre at halftime by a score of 36-30 Friday night. The Celtics came into the game with a 34-24 record, good for fourth place in the Eastern Conference and first in the Atlantic Division while the Raptors came into the game at 20-39, which puts them in last place in the division.
The Celtics were let through the first half by Brandon Bass, who scored eight points. Rajon Rondo added seven points, as well as eight assists, Kevin Garnett added six and Keyon Dooling came off the bench to chip in four points. The Raptors have struggled shooting tonight, which is apparent with their 23.2 field goal percentage. They were led by Ben Uzoh, who scored six points, DeMar DeRozen, who scored five, and Linas Kleiza, who came off the bench to also add six.
The Celtics are looking to win their fifth game in a row while the Raptors are trying to avoid losing their fifth in a row.