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Dueling perspectives

In advance of Sunday's Lakers-Celtics showdown at the TD Garden, ESPN Los Angeles's Dave McMenamin and I traded emails discussing everything from the current state of both teams, the perceived lack of hype on both coasts, the injuries both sides have battled, and how we see the first of two regular-season meetings playing out.

Click HERE to read the full email exchange, which occurred as both of us were on the road with the two teams.