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Up next for Lakers: Sunday at Boston

The Lakers and Celtics will face off for the first time this season.

January 31, 2010

Lakers today


When: 12:30 p.m.

Where: TD Garden.

On the air: TV: Channel 7; Radio: 710 , 1330.

Records: Lakers 36-11, Celtics 29-15.

Record vs. Celtics (2008-09): 2-0.

Update: The Lakers are 4-2 on this current eight-game, 13-day trip and want a win over one of the better teams in the East after starting with a loss to Cleveland on the road. The Celtics are looking old. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett still are solid, but Lakers Coach Phil Jackson said that Boston point guard Rajon Rondo, who made his first All-Star team, makes the Celtics go with his speed and penetration.

-- Broderick Turner

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