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Boston's Jaylen Brown (shoulder) starting on Sunday, Semi Ojeleye to bench

Boston Celtics small forward Jaylen Brown (shoulder) is starting in Sunday's contest against the Charlotte Hornets. Brown will return to the court after a two-game absence with left shoulder bursitis. In a favorable matchup against a Charlotte unit ranked 17th in defensive efficiency, our models project Brown to score 36.6 FanDuel points.
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Boston's Jayson Tatum (illness) starting in Wednesday's lineup, Semi Ojeleye to bench

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (illness) is starting in Wednesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Tatum will return to the court after Boston's star forward missed one contest with an illness. In a high role usage role against a Milwaukee unit ranked 19th in points allowed per game this season, numberFire's models project Tatum to score 41.6 FanDuel points at the salary of $8,600.
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Boston's Kemba Walker starting on Friday, Semi Ojeleye to bench

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is starting in Friday's contest against the Sacramento Kings. Walker will return to Boston's starting lineup after Boston's lead point guard rested one game. In an uptempo opportunity against a Sacramento unit playing with a 101.0 pace, numberFire's models project Walker to score 30.1 FanDuel points at the salary of $6,400.
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Forsberg: An ode to Semi Ojeleye, Boston's ultimate clutch defender

There are many thankless tasks that NBA role players perform but getting deployed to defend Kawhi Leonard in crunch time has to be tops among them. That’s exactly what Celtics coach Brad Stevens asked fourth-year forward Semi Ojeleye to do on Friday night in Los Angeles. Ojeleye had labored through one of his roughest shooting nights of the season and his reward was being asked to contain one of the league’s most clutch players on consecutive possessions.
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