The Rockets and Celtics face off Saturday night in ABC’s Primetime NBA Showcase, and it’s a doozy. The No. 1 team in the West vs. the No. 2 team in the East, both of whom have been at the top of the conference the entire season. Boston knocked off Houston on Dec. 28, coming back from 26 points down in a game that pretty much defied all laws of logic and order, as many Boston wins have this season.

This one’s different, however. Chris Paul, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, and Clint Capela are back for the Rockets. That should change things considerably.

Here’s everything you need to know about Celtics-Rockets 2.0 — and every other NBA game on Saturday’s slate. — Matt Moore

All info as of Saturday morning. Check back during the day and keep an eye on our Twitter handle for any updates.


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Dec 28, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) is guarded by Houston Rockets shooting guard Eric Gordon (10) during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

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