Boston Celtics (7-6) vs. Orlando Magic (5-7)
Glen Davis has been looking forward to this game for a while now. Not only are the Magic in the midst of a five-game home stand, one that could very well set their season in one direction or another. OK, maybe most people expect it to go south, but the Magic have to play the games and have a chance to get into the Playoff picture... early at least.
Davis is looking forward to this game for more selfish reasons though. For the first time, he has what he wants for his career -- a leadership and starting role for a team. And Davis wants to show his former teammates in Boston that he has grown as a player.
Davis had a role in three losses to the Celtics last year for the Magic. But this is certainly a much different matchup. Davis is averaging a career-best 14.9 points per game while shooting 42.9 percent from the field. The field goal percentage is not so great, but Davis is still learning how to be a high usage player.