The Boston Celtics will be welcoming the Philadelphia 76ers to the TD Garden for Game 1 of the semifinals round of the NBA Playoffs on Monday night.
The Celtics sealed their fate with a, 112-96, Game 7 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night in the opening round.
With Boston holding the number two seed in the Eastern Conference, they will maintain home court advantage over the number three seeded 76ers during the duration of this series.
Here’s what the upcoming schedule against the 76ers looks like:
• Game 1 in Boston on Monday, April 30 @ 8:00 p.m.
• Game 2 in Boston on Thursday, May 3 @ 8:30 p.m.
• Game 3 in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 5 @ 5:00 p.m.
• Game 4 in Philadelphia on Monday, May 7 @ 6:00 p.m.
• Game 5 in Boston on Wednesday, May 9 @ 8:00 p.m.
• Game 6 in Philadelphia on Friday, May 11 @ TBD – *If Needed*
• Game 7 in Boston on Sunday, May 13 @ TBD – *If Needed*
The Celtics took the season-series against the 76ers, 3-1, but they haven’t met since January 18, when Boston took an, 89-80, loss at the TD Garden.
Here’s a preview of the upcoming second-round matchup between the Celtics and Sixers.
UP NEXT: The #2 Boston Celtics (55-27/0-0) will welcome the #3 Philadelphia 76ers (52-30/0-0) to the TD Garden on Monday night for Game 1 of the Semifinals in the NBA Playoffs. Catch the call of the game with Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell, live on 100.7 WZLX. Pre-game coverage begins at 7:30 p.m., with tip-off set for 8:00 p.m.
— By John ‘The Dude’ Hardiman, 985TheSportsHub.com
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