Nets vs. Celtics preview: Brooklyn seeks 4th win in a row

Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics have winning streaks on the line Wednesday.

The Brooklyn Nets will try to win their fourth game in a row Wednesday night when they travel to play the Boston Celtics at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The Nets are 9-4 this season and sit atop the Atlantic Division. They've won games against the Los Angeles Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers and New York Knicks to build their current streak.

The Celtics enter action Wednesday with an 8-6 record. The C's have won two in a row, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday and the Orlando Magic on Sunday.

Brook Lopez is Brooklyn's leading scorer. The center is averaging 19.2 points per game, while also hauling in 6.5 rebounds. He's shooting 54 percent from the field.

Deron Williams has also been effective this season, averaging 16.7 points and 8.9 assists per game. Joe Johnson, in his first year with the club, is putting up 15.2 points per game.

Boston is led by the never-aging Paul Pierce, who is averaging 20.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Point guard Rajon Rondo continues to be a large part of the offense, averaging 13.5 points and 13.7 assists per game.

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