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Celtics Vs. Cavaliers: Boston Looks To Avenge First Loss Of The Season As They Take On Cleveland

The Boston Celtics look to win their fourth straight contest and look to exact some revenge when they take on the Cavaliers in Cleveland Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. ET. The Cavs gave the Celtics their first loss of the season back on Oct. 27,.

The Big three had a combined 34 points and could not contain the likes of forward J.J. Hickson. As former Cavaliers center and current Celtic Shaquille O'Neal put it, "We took them a little too lightly."

Now the Cavs have moved on from LeBron James, they have turned to point guard Mo Williams to take on the work load and take the last shot when the game is on the line.  Williams leads the Cavaliers in points per game with about 14.0.

The Celtics look to continue to avenge earlier losses as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 110-101 Friday after they lost a close game to the Raptors the previous week.  

Rajon Rondo returned for the Celtics last week against Toronto after he was suffered a hamstring that kept him out of action for three games. Rondo had a solid return, managing only four points but distributed the ball, racking up 14 assists. Rondo will likely start for the second consecutive game Tuesday night.

Even with Rondo back, the Celtics will still be a man down as it has been determined that the team will be without guard Delonte West as he sustained a broken wrist.  West underwent successful surgery, but no timetable for his return has yet been determined. 

The Celtics and Cavaliers tip-off tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET.