The Los Angeles Clippers continue their eight-game homestand on Monday night, hosting the Boston Celtics. Both teams are coming off losses at Staples Center on Sunday by nearly the same score, as the Clippers lost 97-93 to Golden State and the Celtics lost to the Lakers 97-94. Here are the details of Monday night's NBA action:
Records: Clippers (23-16); Celtics (21-19)
Location: Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles
Time: 7:30 p.m. PDT
TV: ESPN, with Dave Pasch and Jon Barry on the call; the game will also be broadcast locally by Prime Ticket, with Ralph Lawler and Michael Smith calling the action.
Offensive Efficiency: Clippers, 108.2 points per 100 possessions (fourth in NBA); Celtics, 100.4 (25th)
Defensive Efficiency: Celtics, 99.2 (third); Clippers, 105.9 (21st)
Home vs. Road: The Clippers are 12-6 at home this season, though they have lost three of their last four games at Staples Center. In their last 39 home games the Clippers are 28-11. The Celtics are just 5-11 on the road this season.
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