January 23, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) is guarded by Boston Celtics center Jermaine O

Six Degrees Of The Celtics: Orlando Magic

Greg M. Cooper-US Presswire

The Celtics travel to Orlando tonight to complete the early season home and home series with the Orlando Magic. Fresh off the heels of holding the Magic to a franchise-tying-low 56 points, the Celtics look to keep their two-game winning streak alive.

The connections between the two clubs run deep:

Doc Rivers previously coached the Magic from 1999-2004 and won the NBA’s Coach of the Year award during the 1999-2000 season.

Brandon Bass and Glen Davis both attended Louisiana State University.

Daniel Orton, DeAndre Liggins and Rajon Rondo all attended the University of Kentucky.

Quentin Richardson and Jermaine O’Neal were teammates in Miami during the 2009-10 season.

Mickael Pietrus played for the Magic from 2008-10.

Brandon Bass played for the Magic from 2009-11.

Keyon Dooling played for the Magic from 2005-08.

Mickael Pietrus and Jason Richardson were teammates in Golden State from 2003-07.

Glen Davis played for the Celtics from 2007-11 and was a member of the 2008 Championship team.

Von Wafer played for the Celtics during the 2010-11 season.

Quentin Richardson and Keyon Dooling were teammates on the LA Clippers from 2000-04.

Quentin Richardson and Chris Wilcox were teammates on the LA Clippers from 2002-04.

Keyon Dooling played for Stan Van Gundy on the 2004-05 Miami Heat.

Ryan Anderson and Keyon Dooling were teammates in New Jersey during the 2008-09 season.

Chris Duhon, Quentin Richardson, Larry Hughes and Chris Wilcox were teammates in New York during the 2008-09 season.

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