The Celtics will matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks for the fourth and final time this season. As you math majors already know, after tonight, the Bucks will comprise of 15 percent of the Celtics’ schedule. Milwaukee came to TD Garden on opening night and beat the Celtics 99-88 in a game that wasn’t that close. The Celtics won at Milwaukee 96-92 on Nov. 10 behind Paul Pierce’s 25 points but blew a late 3-point lead in a 91-88 loss at Bradley Center on Dec. 1.
BOSTON CELTICS (13-12)
PG Rajon Rondo
SG Jason Terry
SF Paul Pierce
PF Kevin Garnett
C Jason Collins
MILWAUKEE BUCKS (13-11)
PG Brandon Jennings
SG Monta Ellis
SF Marquis Daniels
PF Luc Mbah a Moute
C Larry Sanders
Officials: Ken Mauer, Sean Wright, Brett Barnaky
TV/Radio: 7:30 Comcast Sportsnet / WEEI
• Chris Wilcox (right thumb) and Leandro Barbosa (personal matter) are not available for the Celtics tonight
• Celtics coach Doc Rivers said the club will stay with Jason Terry as the starting shooting guard until Avery Bradley returns.
• After going 1-for-14 in Wednesday’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, Monta Ellis is 13-for-51 shooting in his past three games.
• Forward Tobias Harris, who scored 18 points against the Celtics in the season opener, is out with a right elbow laceration after a collision with Sacramento’s Jason Thompson.