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Boston Sports TV Schedule, Dec. 27: Celtics attempt to end Clippers' streak, plus bowl games

A busy night on television in Boston culminates with the Celtics in a west coast showdown as they attempt to snap the longest winning streak in the NBA right now.

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National Basketball Association:

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Los Angeles Clippers vs. Boston Celtics - 10:30 p.m. EST (TV/Radio: TNT/ 93.7 WEEI FM): The Celtics get a chance on a national stage to defeat the hottest team in the NBA right now. The Clippers have won 14-straight games thanks to the play of guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin. But their bench is also coming up big, scoring 64 points in Tuesday's win against the Denver Nuggets. The Celtics have won three of their last four games against the Clippers and began their current road trip with a 93-76 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.

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Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 8 p.m. EST (TV: TNT): The preceding game has the Thunder trying to snap a two-game losing streak against the struggling Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks have lost six of their last seven games including three in a row. The Thunder fell in their NBA Finals rematch with the Miami Heat on Tuesday, 103-97 but have won six-straight games against the Mavericks, including last year's playoff sweep.

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College Football:

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Military Bowl: San Jose St. Spartans vs. Bowling Green Falcons - 3 p.m. ESPN

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Belk Bowl: Duke Blue Devils vs. Cincinnati Bearcats - 6:30 p.m. ESPN

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Holiday Bowl: Baylor Bears vs. UCLA Bruins - 9:45 p.m. ESPN

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College Basketball:

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Cincinnati Bearcats vs. New Mexico Lobos - 9 p.m. ESPN2