Boston Celtics: Preseason

Preseason: Two games vs. Raptors

December, 1, 2011
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The Boston Celtics announced their abbreviated preseason schedule Thursday and it will feature a home-and-home against the Atlantic Division rival Toronto Raptors.

Sun., Dec. 18 - Boston vs. Toronto at Air Canada Centre, 1 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 21 - Toronto vs Boston at TD Garden, 7:30 p.m.

According to the Celtics, tickets for this game and all of Boston's regular-season home games will go on sale to the public during the week of December 12.

The Boston Celtics formally announced their 2011-12 preseason schedule Thursday (lockout pending, of course). Here's a glimpse at the preseason dates, all of which feature games against Boston's Atlantic Division brethren. The Celtics are scheduled to swing through Providence and Hartford, while also venturing out to Western Mass. for a "road" game against Philadelphia on the campus of UMass-Amherst:

Oct. 10 vs. Philadelphia 76ers at Dunkin Donuts Center (Providence, R.I.), 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 at N.Y. Knicks at Times Union Center (Albany, N.Y.), 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 16 at Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre (Toronto), 6 p.m.
Oct. 19 at Philadelphia 76ers at Mullins Center (Amherst, Mass.), 7 p.m.
Oct. 21 vs. Toronto Raptors at TD Garden, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 vs. N.Y. Knicks at XL Center (Hartford, Conn.), 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 24 at New Jersey Nets at Prudential Center (Newark, N.J.), 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 26 vs. New Jersey Nets at TD Garden, 7:30 p.m.

(All games broadcast on Comcast SportsNet; All home games available on WEEI).

Greetings from Manchester

October, 6, 2010
10/06/10
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Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonA look at the floor at the Verizon Wireless Arena.
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Greetings from the Verizon Wireless Arena, where the Boston Celtics host the Philadelphia 76ers in their exhibition opener.

Keep an eye on our Twitter page for photos and videos throughout the course of the night. Locker rooms are open, back with more pregame notes before tip-off. First, here's a quick glimpse at a few of the players warming up, including Von Wafer and Avery Bradley...



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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Isaiah Thomas
PTS AST STL MIN
22.3 6.0 1.0 27.8
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsJ. Sullinger 8.1
AssistsI. Thomas 6.0
StealsM. Smart 1.2
BlocksT. Zeller 0.7