The Los Angeles Lakers continue their road trip Thursday night, heading to TD Garden to face their longtime rivals, the Boston Celtics. Here are the relevant details of Thursday's nationally televised NBA game.
Records: Lakers (14-11), Celtics (14-10)
Location: TD Garden in Boston
Time: 5 p.m. PST
TV: TNT, with Marv Albert on play-by-play joined by analysts Mike Fratello and Steve Kerr.
Radio: ESPN Radio, with Jim Durham and Dr. Jack Ramsay on the call.
Offensive Efficiency: Lakers, 103.9 points per 100 possessions (14th in NBA); Celtics, 102.3 (19th)
Defensive Efficiency: Celtics, 97.5 (second); Lakers, 101.5 (11th)
Home vs. Road: The Lakers are just 3-9 on the road this season, including 1-2 on their current six-game road trip. The Celtics are 10-6 at home on the season, after going 33-8 in Boston last season.
Streaking: The Lakers have lost two straight games, while the Celtics have won five straight. The Lakers have won three straight regular season games in Boston and have won five of their last six regular season contests at TD Garden.
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