SAN ANTONIO — The Celtics will attempt to get back on the winning track against the Spurs, who beat them soundly 112-100 at TD Garden last month. Courtney Lee will return to the starting lineup after scoring 8 points as a starter Friday against the Houston Rockets. Tim Duncan is undergoing a career resurgence, including doubling his block total from last season.
BOSTON CELTICS (12-10)
PG Rajon Rondo
SG Courtney Lee
SF Paul Pierce
PF Brandon Bass
C Kevin Garnett
SAN ANTONIO SPURS (18-6)
PG Tony Parker
SG Gary Neal
SF Danny Green
PF DeJuan Blair
C TIm Duncan
Officials: Rodney Mott, Kevin Fehr, Ton Brown
TV/Radio: 8:30 Comcast Sportsnet / WEEI
• Rajon Rondo leads all NBA guards with a 51.4 field goal percentage. San Antonio’s Tony Parker is second.
• Doc Rivers said he will reduce the minutes for Paul Pierce, who logged nearly 41 minutes Friday.
• The Celtics will stay in San Antonio Saturday night and travel to Chicago on Sunday in preparation for Tuesday’s game against the Bulls.