Celtics To Play 76ers On Christmas Day
The Boston Celtics will play the Philadelphia 76ers on Christmas Day, a rematch of the teams' second-round playoff series during the 2017-18 season.
It will be the Celtics' third straight season with a Christmas Day game. They lost to the Wizards 111-103 last Christmas and defeated the Knicks 119-114 during the 2016-17 season.
Other Christmas matchups, reported by Marc Stein of the New York Times, include the Lakers at the Warriors and the Bucks at the Knicks.
The Trail Blazers will visit Jazz, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes, and Tim MacMahon of ESPN reports that the Thunder will travel to Houston to take on the Rockets.
Stein did not report the time of the Celtics' game against the 76ers.
Opening week games, Christmas games and Martin Luther King Jr. games will be announced Wednesday at 2 p.m. on "NBA GameTime" on NBA TV.