TOR Vs BOS Dream11 : Christmas throws open with an edge of the seat thriller as two colossal Eastern Conference sides fight it out in the middle
With almost nothing separating today’s opponents in the ongoing edition of NBA 2019-20, when the Raptors and Boston Celtics go at loggerheads, the margins of error are going to be extremely fine. The festive set of fixtures get underway with a humdinger of a contest, a fixture which comes bearing with it mammoth ramifications for both of these sides.
It’s all down to the way in which the Eastern Conference of the league is shaping out with the clamour for second spot in the conference getting ever more hectic as the days pass. With five sides in with a shot of nestling themselves in the coveted position, Boston Celtics know they can’t afford the slightest of slipup if they are to keep consolidating their second place spot.
Currently holding the position with a 20-7 record, Boston Celtics make an advent into today’s encounter with three wins in a row including a 119-93 thumping of Charlotte Hornets the last time around. Elsewhere, Toronto Raptors were defeated 120-115 by Indiana Pacers, a damaging result for the side in the larger scenario as it not only brought to an end their winning spree but saw them slump down into fourth position in the league.
And come Boston Celtics today, the Raptors know things won’t be straightforward with the side squaring off against an extremely stringent and stern test. This is a game which is going to test their immense repertoire of resources, a tie in which they’ll descend needing to dole out their most well rounded and complete game.
Probable Playing 5
Pascal Siakam, OG Anunoby, Marc Gasol, Fred VanVleet, Kyle Lowry
Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Daniel Theis, Marcus Smart, Kemba Walker
Match: Toronto Raptors Vs Boston Celtics
Date And Time: 25th December, Wednesday- 10:30pm
Television: Sony Ten 2, Six/HD
- Fred VanVleet, Kyle Lowry
- Marcus Smart, Kemba Walker
- Pascal Siakam: 25.1 Points
- Kemba Walker: 22.6 Points, 5.4 Assists
Best Ball Stealer
- Pascal Siakam: 8 Rebounds
- Enes Kanter: 7.3 Rebounds
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Point Guard
The most expensive and heavily indulged in docket of our Dream 11 side we have an entire barrage of three players making their way into our setup for this forthcoming clash. We begin with the pick of Kemba Walker from Boston Celtics, the side’s leading scorer with the 22.6 ppg and 5.4 assists per game to go with them.
Elsewhere from the Raptors we are roping in a deadly partnership, one which comprises of Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet. It’s an indomitable and daunting partnership, one capable of sending any defence packing with disdain, two players who’ll be at the forefront of their side’s gameplan as they both intertwine their traits in unison to act as the talisman of the Raptors setup.
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Shooting Guard
Jaylen Brown from Boston Celtics will be imbedded in our side for this encounter not only to his ability to send down open triples but given the opposition’s wavering defence as well. The player will asked to send down treys consistently and be handed over a free role to keep pummelling the opposition with his shots to make him our choice for the day.
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Small Forward
A game which features players with worldclass attributes and staggering price tags meant we had an impending need to divulge in the services of a cheap player but one who is set to be handed over some kind of a role on the court. And it comes in the form of Grant Williams from Boston Celtics, a player who at just 4.5 credits and assured scrimmages in the game sees us move in for him.
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Power Forward
If Toronto Raptors are to have any chance of winning this tie, they’ll be needing to pull off a pinch perfect defensive display against a formidable attacking unit. And Chris Boucher will be heavily relied on to emulate his lethal defensive displays, ones which have seen him pull off deflections, rebounds, steals and blocks with consummate ease.
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Centre
The culminating docket of our Dream 11 side is kept levelly balanced with us moving in with the one player apiece from either side. We begin with Enes Kanter from Boston Celtics with the player seeing his ability to latch onto the second chance points and pull off points in the paint to come up with the 7.3 rpg.
Elsewhere, from the Raptors, Serge Ibaka is going to be our singular selection for the upcoming encounter to wrap up proceedings for our Dream 11 day side.
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Star Player
Fred will be representing our team as the star player for the outing.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.