Thursday, August 13, 2020

Schedule released for Celtics, Sixers' first round series

The Celtics concluded their regular season with the third best record in the East and have a date with their rival the Philadelphia 76ers (sixth seed) in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.

Boston, who finished 48-24 after going 5-3 in their 'bubble' seeding games following a 96-90 finale loss to the Wizards Thursday afternoon, will have a few days to prepare for the Sixers -- who are currently 42-30 with one game remaining and 4-3 in the restart overall.

The schedule for the Celtics and 76ers series has been released, with Game 1 tipping-off on Monday, August 17.

The Celtics will technically be the "home team" for Games 1,2,5 and 7, despite there being no "home court advantage" on the Disney World campus.

Joel Pavón

Photo used courtesy of Getty Images

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