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Celtics host Hawks, seek eighth straight victory

BOSTON -- Celtics coach Brad Stevens has to count heads in his locker room before every game to see who is available for that game.

But regardless of who is in and who is out, Boston has won seven straight games heading into Friday night's home game against the Atlanta Hawks.

"The hallmark of this group has been whoever's available plays and is counted on to do what they're supposed to," Stevens said after Wednesday night's 130-125 overtime victory at Washington. "Not everybody had their best night, but everybody did their jobs and kept adding value when they checked in. They played whatever role they were asked to and gave us a chance to win."

Points: Kyrie Irving22.5
Rebounds: Jayson Tatum6.6
Assists: Kyrie Irving6.4
FG%: Marcus Morris49.5%
Steals: Marcus Smart1.63
Blocks: Al Horford1.73
Defense (Rank)
Points: 103.6 (3)
Rebounds: 45.0 (16)
Assists: 21.8 (5)
FG%: 43.9% (2)
FT%: 74.9% (6)
3P%: 32.1% (2)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.1 (12)
Rebounds: 46.4 (9)
Assists: 25.3 (9)
FG%: 45.4% (16)
FT%: 79.5% (8)
3P%: 36.1% (7)
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
Toronto 23 7 .767 --
Philadelphia 19 10 .655 3.5
Boston 17 10 .630 4.5
Brooklyn 11 18 .379 11.5
New York 8 21 .276 14.5
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
11/30/2018 Walt Lemon Jr. Waived
10/13/2018 Marcus Georges-Hunt Waived
10/9/2018 Nick King Waived
10/9/2018 Jeff Roberson Waived
10/1/2018 Marcus Georges-Hunt Signed as Free Agent
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Date Player Status
12/12/2018 Jaylen Brown Illness
12/10/2018 Gordon Hayward Illness
12/8/2018 Al Horford Sore left knee
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