Skip to content
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call 1-800 GAMBLER Responsible Gaming Responsible Gaming
There is plenty of NBA action to get stuck into this weekend
  1. NBA

NBA: Hawks test next for surging Celtics

Boston Celtics have won seven games in a row ahead of the visit of Atlanta Hawks in one of just two NBA games on Sunday.

The Celtics are priced at 20/23 to win with a -6 handicap in the Point Spread and Atlanta are 21/10 in the Money Line.

Boston have fought their way up to seventh in the Eastern Conference thanks to their winning streak and will move ahead of Toronto Raptors in the final automatic playoff spot if they manage to beat the Hawks on Sunday.

New signing Derrick White came off the bench in Friday's win over Denver Nuggets and looks set to be involved against the Hawks.

Related NBA News

NBA: No Bulls trade concerns for LaVine

NBA: Harden exits Nets for Sixers

NBA: McCollum set for New Orleans debut

NBA: Kerr not expecting new arrivals

Coach Ime Udoka, who worked with the guard during his spell as an assistant at San Antonio Spurs, was impressed with how quickly White has managed to settle in and with his performance against Denver.

"We showed him some film and got him acclimated as quickly as we could, and he did what he's done, what I've seen him do in the past," Udoka told reporters after the game, via NESN. "He's a very smart player that does a lot of things very well."

White settling in well

He added: "We don't miss a beat with him out there. Space, defensive ability, shooting ability, simple things like running to corners and spacing - things that have been ingrained in him and been drilled, and that carried over tonight."

The Hawks sit in 10th spot in the East with a 26-29 record and have managed just two wins in their last six games.

Sunday's other game sees Minnesota Timberwolves head to Indiana Pacers. Minnesota have lost their last two and will be looking to bounce back against a Pacers outfit who are on a five-game losing streak.

Discover more from the world's favourite online betting brand

More US sports betting news

Latest sports betting lines

Win more with our US sports parlay bonus

Watch NBA live streaming

Latest US sports results

Head to the bet365 YouTube channel for exclusive content

Sign up - bet365 Open Account Offer

bet365 uses cookies

We use cookies to deliver a better and more personalised service. For more information, see our Cookie Policy