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NBA Matchup - LA Lakers at Boston

Los Angeles Lakers (28-27) at Boston Celtics (29-28), 7:30 p.m.
2004-05 Head-to-head record Los Angeles 1-0
2003-04 Head-to-head record Los Angeles 2-0
2002-03 Head-to-head record Tied 1-1
2001-02 Head-to-head record Boston 2-0
Overall Head-to-head record Boston 93-77
Home Record: Los Angeles 19-11; Boston 19-9
Away Record: Los Angeles 9-16; Boston 10-19
Current Streak: Los Angeles (L3); Boston (W2)
Record vs. Atlantic Division: Los Angeles 3-3
Record vs. Pacific Division: Boston 4-5
Record vs. Eastern Conference: Los Angeles 10-11
Record vs. Western Conference: Boston 12-13
2004-2005 Meetings
02/22 - Los Angeles, 104-95 (at LA)
2003-2004 Meetings
12/28 - Los Angeles, 105-82 (at LA)
03/10 - Los Angeles, 117-109 (at Bos)
2002-2003 Meetings
11/07 - Boston, 98-95 ot (at Bos)
03/21 - Los Angeles, 104-96 (at LA)
Game Notes
Note - The Lakers have won four straight after losing the last three meetings.
Note - The Lakers have won eight of 11 and 10 of the last 14 meetings.
Note - The Lakers have won 12 of the last 17 meetings.
Note - The Lakers snapped a two-game series road losing streak on 03/10/04.
Note - The Lakers have won four of six and six of their last nine at Boston.
Note - Boston has lost three straight and five of its last six at the Lakers.
Note - Boston has lost seven of its last nine at the Lakers.
Note - The LAL have lost three straight after winning their last three games.
Note - The Lakers have lost five of eight and eight of their last 12 games.
Note - The Lakers have lost 11 of 17 and 12 of their last 20 games.
Note - The Lakers have lost four of their last five road games.
Note - The LAL have lost seven of nine and eight of their last 11 road games.
Note - The Lakers are 24-3 when they allow under 100 points this season.
Note - Boston has won five of eight and eight of its last 12 games
Note - Boston has won nine of 14, 11 of 17 and 13 of its last 21 games.
Note - Boston has won five of six and nine of its last 12 home games.
Note - Boston is 17-5 when it allows under 100 points this season.
Los Angeles last five games Boston last five games
02/22 - W vs. Boston, 104-95 02/16 - W vs. Memphis, 90-88
02/23 - W at Portland, 86-83 02/22 - L at LA Lakers, 95-104
02/25 - L vs. Detroit, 90-111 02/23 - L at Denver, 86-107
02/27 - L at Toronto, 102-108 02/25 - W at Utah, 109-102
02/28 - L at New York, 115-117 ot 02/27 - W at Phoenix, 120-113 ot

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