Los Angeles will be strutting in after a victory while Boston will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The matchup between the Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday was not a total blowout, but with Boston falling 117-102 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one.
Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the contest between the Clippers and the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday was still a pretty decisive one as Los Angeles wrapped it up with a 102-90 win on the road. The top scorer for Los Angeles was small forward Paul George.
Los Angeles and Boston both have six wins in their last 12 games.