Will there be any bad blood between Nets and Celtics?

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Will there be any bad blood between Nets and Celtics?

We all remember what happened the last time the Celtics and Nets met . . .

. . . it ended with Rajon Rondo, Kris Humphries, and a handful of other NBA players in the stands pulling themselves off of each other.

Both the C's and Nets are back at it Tuesday on Christmas Day.

Will there be peace on the basketball court as families gather around and watch from their TV sets? Or will the two teams pick up where they left off last game and get a little too physical?

Either way, both teams aren't playing great basketball, and it's showing.

The Celtics, says Sports Illustrated's Ian Thomsen, don't have an identity yet 26 games into the season. That's a problem.

The Christmas Day game is the start of a big road trip for the C's, and the outcome of that game could set the tone for the rest of the trip.

Check out the video for more from Gary Tanguay and Thomsen.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Curran thinks Patriots are 'likely' to finish unbeaten

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Curran thinks Patriots are 'likely' to finish unbeaten

0:41 - Michael Holley, Tom Giles and Kayce Smith react to Tom Curran's column that said the Patriots are likely to go 19-0 and Curran explains his stance.

6:54 - Lou Merloni joins BST to break down David Price's altercation with Dennis Eckersley and what it means for the Red Sox leadership if Dustin Pedroia was one of the players who applauded Price on the team plane.

12:25 - Mike Giardi and Phil Perry are in Foxboro for day 1 of Patriots training camp to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's struggles, Brandin Cooks' big play ability, and Malcolm Butler's compete level.

16:32 - David Price seems to not like playing in Boston, similar to Carl Crawford and Pablo Sandoval. What makes it so difficult for some players to handle Boston?