* After winning the first two meetings between these clubs this season, the Celtics dropped the last contest 96-83 on January 14.
* The Bulls are one win shy of reaching 40 victories for the second straight season and for the fifth time in the last six campaigns.
* The Celtics have alternated wins and losses in each of their last five games overall (WLWLW) and will be looking to win three in a row on the road for the first time since February 16-19.
* Joakim Noah had 18 points, 19 rebounds and seven assists against
* Paul Pierce has scored 20-plus points in two straight and four of his last six road games. However, Pierce has been held below 20 points in three of his last four trips to