Boston's Tristan Thompson starting on Saturday, Robert Williams playing with second unit

Boston Celtics center Tristan Thompson is starting in Saturday's Game 1 lineup against the Brooklyn Nets.

What It Means:

Thompson will start at the five after Robert Williams was sent to the bench against the Nets. In an uptempo opportunity against a Nets team playing with a 100.3 pace, our models project Thompson to score 20.3 FanDuel points at the salary of $4,400.

Thompson's projection includes 7.5 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 1.2 assists.