Following Thursday night's overtime loss to Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, the Boston Celtics will look to get back on track this weekend when they travel to Toronto to face Raptors Friday night and host the Chicago Bulls on Sunday afternoon.
Prior to their loss to the Lakers the Celtics had won five consecutive games and nine of their last 10. Now that they're completely healthy for the most part the C's have been able to gradually gain ground on the division-leading Philadelphia 76ers. Despite their recent winning streak, the C's still trail the Sixers by 3.5 games in the Atlantic.
Following Sunday's game against the Bulls, the Celtics will play a tough five game stretch before the All-Star break. They'll host the Pistons before beginning a four-game road trip against the Bulls, Pistons, Mavericks and Thunder. The trip includes two back-to-backs.