2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
0-0, 2nd in Atlantic
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19hTim Bontemps

For Horford, facing Celts in opener 'very surreal'

The Sixers enter 2019-20 with high expectations, similar to what new big man Al Horford faced -- and learned from -- during the Celtics' underachieving season in 2018-19.

Windhorst: Good luck beating the Clippers in a 7 game series (1:49)
1d
Lowe is surprised at how much the Celtics paid Brown (1:17)
2d
New-look Celtics ready for a fresh start (2:07)
2d
6d

The Hoop Collective: Beal's Extension, Zion's Potential, Carsen Edwards

On the day of an "NBA-shaking" move, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss the Bradley Beal extension and how it affects the rest of the league. Plus, the crew breaks down Buddy Hield's pointed comments, the potential of Carsen Edwards (18:34), if Zion Williamson's preseason success will translate to the regular season (27:34), if Kyrie Irving is already dictating orders in Brooklyn (39:29), the underrated draft day trade that could alter the league for years to come and much more.

Edwards goes off for 8 3s in 3rd quarter (1:13)
8d
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8d

Celts' Edwards wows with 8 3s in one quarter

Carsen Edwards' third quarter Tuesday night included eight 3-pointers, four 30-footers and 26 points. "I've never seen anything like that," coach Brad Stevens said after Boston's 118-95 win in Cleveland.

My first NBA basket (2:32)
14d
Tacko Fall dazzles crowd with pair of dunks (0:49)
10d
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10dAdrian Wojnarowski

Celtics convert center Fall to two-way contract

Tacko Fall had his Celtics contract converted to a two-way deal Sunday. The move will allow the 7-foot-6 rookie to spend time in the G League and the NBA this season.

Smart's backward pass sets up Williams' dunk (0:16)
10d
Brown knocks down one-handed dunk (0:16)
10d

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Romeo Langford has a right knee strain and has been ruled out for the final minutes of the game. Langford went down awkwardly went down early in the fourth quarter.

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Beilein said he doesn't expect lottery pick Darius Garland to play today.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

The Cavs went and visited Dan Gilbert yesterday. Cavs coach John Beilein said in lieu of a practice, the team went through a walkthrough yesterday in the gym in Gilbert's home.

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Brad Stevens says Kemba Walker (knee) is going to play today against the Cavs, and will start with Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward and Daniel Theis. Brad Wanamaker has a hamstring issue, but Stevens expects him to play.

Tacko checks in, Orlando crowd erupts (0:20)
12d
Smart, Edwards shine in to Celtics' preseason blowout (1:18)
12d
Smart pulls a Steph, turns his back on buried 3 (0:34)
12d

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.414th
Rebounds Per Game44.522nd
Assists Per Game26.35th
Points Allowed108.023rd

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-2000.000
2018-194933.598
2017-185527.671
2016-175329.646
2015-164834.585