Gameday: Celtics vs. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

On the day of a Celtics game, we'll try to pluck some of the more interesting news and stats from the game notes delivered by the Celtics' media relations staff.

The Celtics (23-5) continue a four-game road trip with the first of three games out West, visiting the Los Angeles Clippers (12-17) at the Staples Center (9:30 p.m., CSN).

Fast Facts

* Celtics and Clippers split the season series 1-1 against in 2008-09

* Ray Allen led the Celtics with 18.5 points per game last season

* Baron Davis averaged 14.5 points per game against the Celtics last year

* The C’s are 6-4 against the Clippers since the 2004-05 season

* The Celtics lead the all-time series, 81-30, with the Celtics 41-11 at home

Team Connections

Baron Davis and Paul Pierce co-host a charity event called LA Stars during the summer along with Gilbert Arenas... Eddie House played for the Clippers during the 2003-04 season... Doc Rivers played for the Clippers during the 1991-92 season... Marcus Camby played for Tom Thibodeau in New York when he was an assistant coach from 1998-2002... Ricky Davis played for the Celtics from 2003-06... Armond Hill played for the Clippers when they were in San Diego during the 1981-82 season... Craig Smith and Kevin Garnett were teammates in Minnesota during the 2006-07 season... Sebastian Telfair played for the Celtics during the 2006-07 season... Alex Acker was teammates with Rasheed Wallace in Detroit during the 2005-06 and 2008-09 seasons... Sebastian Telfair, Craig Smith and Shelden Williams were teammates in Minnesota during the 2008-09 season.