On the day of a Celtics game, we'll try to pluck some of the more interesting news and stats from the game notes delivered by the Celtics' media relations staff.
The Celtics (19-4) wrap up a three-game road trip Monday night against the Grizzlies (10-13) at the FedEx Forum (8 p.m., CSN).
* The Celtics won the season series 2-0 against Memphis in 2008-09
Ray Allen led the Celtics with 21.0 points per game last season... Glen Davis netted 24 points in his only game against the Grizzlies last season
* Zach Randolph averaged 21.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game against the Celtics last season with the Clippers and Knicks
* The Celtics are 7-3 against the Grizzlies since the 2004-05 season
* The Celtics lead the all-time series, 17-10, with the Celtics 8-5 at home
Team Connections: General Manager Chris Wallace held the same position with the Celtics from 1997-2007... Rudy Gay, Hasheem Thabeet, Marcus Williams and Ray Allen are all former UConn Huskies... Darrell Arthur and Paul Pierce are former Kansas Jayhawks... O.J. Mayo and Brian Scalabrine are all former USC Trojans... O.J. Mayo and Bill Walker were teammates at Huntington High School (WV)... Steven Hunter played for Doc Rivers in Orlando from 2001-04... Marko Jaric and Kevin Garnett were teammates in Minnesota from 2005-07... Zach Randolph and Rasheed Wallace were teammates in Portland from 2001-04... Jamaal Tinsley and Marquis Daniels were teammates in Indiana from 2006-09.