On Friday night, the Boston Celtics They are hosting the Toronto Raptors in Massachusetts.
For the game, Jaylen Brown will be missing one of their best players due to a late addition to the injury report.
The former Cal star is sidelined with a finger injury.
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Brown is midway through a season in which he is averaging 26.6 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 67 games.
The two-time NBA All-Star is also shooting 49.1% from the field and 33.5% from three-point range.
Last season, he helped lead the Celtics to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, and Brown has reached the Eastern Conference Finals in four of his six seasons in the league.
The team is now the second seed in the Eastern Conference with a 55-25 record in 80 games.
They are 7-3 in their last ten games and are an impressive 30-9 in their 39 home games.
As for the Raptors, they are 40-40 in 80 games, which is the ninth seed in the Eastern Conference (one of the last two playoff spots).
They are 6-4 in their last 10 games and have struggled on the road, going just 14-26 in their 40 games outside of Canada.
Last year, the Raptors lost in the first round of the NBA Playoffs after finishing as the fifth seed.