Ray Allen scored a game-high 24 points as the Celtics took down the Lakers 87-86 last night out at the Staples Center. Rajon Rondo finished with 14 points, 11 assists, 5 rebounds, and 5 steals.
Kendrick Perkins put up a double-double 13 points 14 rebounds. LA was without Kobe Bryant, who missed his 5th straight game with a sprained left ankle. Pau Gasol led the Lakers with 22 points.
The Celtics continue their Western Conference road trip tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers at 10:30pm.