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The Boston Celtics will host the Los Angeles Lakers inside TD Northbank Garden on Thursday night highlighting an epic battle between possibly the best two teams in the league. The Celtics own the best record in the NBA at a strong mark of 41-9 and they will be in search of their 13th straight win when they host the Lakers on Thursday night. Los Angeles on the other hand has the 2nd best record in the NBA at 38-9 while having a big advantage over the Western Conference. The game represents a re-match of last year’s NBA Finals and could possibly represent this year’s Finals as well. The Lakers beat the Celtics 92-83 on Christmas Day earlier this season and they will be looking for another big victory over the defending champions.
The two best teams in the NBA will square off on Christmas day when the Boston Celtics take on the Los Angeles Lakers. The game will highlight the two biggest powerhouses in professional basketball and promises to be an exciting game to watch. These two teams have been the best two in the history of the NBA. The Lakers and the Celtics are number 1 and 2 in all-time wins. They also rank 1 and 2 in all-time Championships with the Celtics with 16 and the Lakers with 11.
The Boston Celtics 15-game winning streak will get a serious test on Wednesday night in Atlanta where the Hawks are 9-1 this season. Boston didn’t have any success in Atlanta last season, losing all three playoff games. The Hawks have already ended a long winning streak this season as they broke Cleveland’s 11-game winning streak on Saturday. The Hawks had a letdown on Monday against Charlotte but still survived to win 83-79 as Joe Johnson scored 28 points.
The Boston Celtics will try and make history on Thursday night as they travel to Washington to face the Wizards. The Celtics have started 20-2 twice in their history but they lost the next game both times. With a win against Washington they would have the best start in franchise history.
Just how good are the Houston Rockets this year? We may find out on Tuesday as the Rockets host the defending NBA Champion Boston Celtics. The Rockets look like serious contenders in the Western Conference this season with the addition of Ron Artest. The Rockets will get a real test on Tuesday against a Boston team coming off their first loss of the season.
The defending NBA Champion Boston Celtics open up defense of their title on Tuesday as they host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The preseason was virtually flawless for the Celtics and they look poised for another great season. "We feel like we've picked up where we've left off," Boston’s Ray Allen said, "It's hard to disagree with anything we did last year, even though we think, 'I can do this a little bit better,' [or] 'I can do that a little bit better,' we got to a point last year where we did better by doing less, a lot of us.”
The Detroit Pistons got their must-win game on Monday as they won at home against the Boston Celtics to even the best of seven Eastern Conference Finals at two games each. Now the Boston Celtics are facing their must-win game on Wednesday in Game Five as they don’t want to go back to Detroit having to win a Game Six.
The Boston Celtics had enough energy to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Detroit Pistons as they won 88-79 on Tuesday. They expect a much tougher test on Tuesday since Detroit is not likely to be as rusty. Point guard Chauncey Billups had not played in quite a while after missing the last two games against Orlando.
The two best teams in the Eastern Conference will meet for the right to play in the NBA Finals. The Boston Celtics took the long way to get here as they defeated the Atlanta Hawks in seven games and the Cleveland Cavaliers in seven games. The Detroit Pistons were more efficient, dispatching the 76ers in six games and the Magic in five.
Things have gotten much tougher for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their series against the Boston Celtics. Not only do they have to win on Friday to force a Game 7, they must do it without one of their best shooters as Daniel Gibson will miss the game with a separated shoulder. It will be up to LeBron James to lead the Cavaliers on Friday.