This year the Celtics/Lakers game doesn't seem to have as much buzz about it as it has in the past. Doc correctly points out that you can trace that to the teams' struggles.

Garnett confident situation will work out | Boston Herald

"It’s probably both of our faults," coach Doc Rivers said. "Neither one of has the record that either one of us thought, so nobody’s talking about it. So blame us, both teams. But it’s still the Lakers and the Celtics."