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 When, where: Thursday, 10:30 p.m., at Staples Center, Los Angeles.

 TV, radio: TNT, WEEI (93.7 FM).

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 Scoring: Blake Griffin 18.1, Jamal Crawford 16.5, Chris Paul 16.0.

 Rebounds: Griffin 8.8, DeAndre Jordan 7.0, Matt Barnes 5.2.

 Assists: Paul 9.5, Griffin 3.2, Eric Bledsoe 2.7.

 Head to head: This is the first of two meetings. The Celtics won last season’s lone encounter, 94-85, in Boston.

 Miscellany: The Clippers have the NBA’s best record (22-6) on the strength of a franchise-record 14-game winning streak . . . Paul has 20 assists in his last two games against the Celtics, while also shooting just 3 for 21 . . . Crawford, who comes off the bench, has scored 22 points in each of his last two games.

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