Monday, December 14th, 2020


Live-Game Schedule Features 34 Combined Preseason, First Half of Regular-Season Matchups; Coverage Tips Off Tomorrow Night at Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m.

Gameday Shows ‘Celtics Pregame Live’ and ‘Celtics Postgame Live’ to Surround Live Games with News, Analysis, Commentary and Interviews

Extensive Celtics Written, Audio and Video Content to Continue All Season on and the MyTeams app

BOSTON – Dec. 14, 2020 – NBC Sports Boston today announced its comprehensive coverage of the Boston Celtics’ 2020-21 NBA season, highlighted by live coverage of 34 combined preseason and scheduled first-half regular-season matchups; extensive pregame and postgame coverage; and exclusive written, video and audio content on and the MyTeams app.

NBC Sports Boston will present live coverage of both Celtics’ preseason games, beginning tomorrow, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia 76ers, and 32 of 38 regular-season games covering the first half of the regular season previously announced by the NBA. Live-game coverage will again be led by play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman – who is entering his 40th season in this role – and analyst Brian Scalabrine, who spent five of his 11 NBA playing seasons with the Celtics and is entering his sixth full-time season with NBC Sports Boston.

NBC Sports Boston will continue to surround Celtics games with gameday programs Celtics Pregame Live presented by TD Bank and Celtics Postgame Live presented by your New England Ford Dealers. The shows will be hosted by Abby Chin alongside a rotating panel of guest co-hosts, including Scalabrine, Kendrick Perkins, Chris Mannix and Chris Forsberg and will provide a blend of news, analysis, commentary and interviews before and after games.

NBC Sports Boston’s live coverage, including pregame and postgame shows, will continue to be available to authenticated subscribers for live streaming on the MyTeams app and

Comprehensive written, video and audio content covering the Celtics and the NBA will continue to be provided across NBC Sports Boston’s digital properties. Exclusive news, analysis, commentary and information will be available daily by Celtics reporter Forsberg and a team of multiplatform content creators. Forsberg also hosts the Celtics Talk podcast, which publishes multiple episodes weekly throughout the season featuring special guests and interviews.

Throughout the season, NBC Sports Boston will also be honoring legendary Celtics player, coach and live-game analyst Tommy Heinsohn, who passed away in November at the age of 86, with a variety of special features across its Celtics content.


2020-21 Boston Celtics on NBC Sports Boston



Date                        Opponent                Time (ET)      TV                 

Tue., Dec. 15         at Philadelphia        7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Fri., Dec. 18           Brooklyn                   8 p.m.             NBCSB


Regular Season:

Date                        Opponent                Time (ET)      TV                 

Wed., Dec. 23        Milwaukee                7:30 p.m.       TNT*

Fri., Dec. 25           Brooklyn                   5 p.m.             ABC*

Sun., Dec. 27         at Indiana                 8 p.m.             NBCSB

Tue., Dec. 29         at Indiana                 7 p.m.             NBCSB

Wed., Dec. 30        Memphis                  7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Fri., Jan. 1              at Detroit                  7 p.m.             NBCSB

Sun., Jan. 3            at Detroit                  3 p.m.             NBCSB

Mon., Jan. 4           at Toronto                7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Wed., Jan. 6           at Miami                   7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Fri., Jan. 8              Washington             7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sun., Jan. 10         Miami                        7 p.m.             NBCSB

Tue., Jan. 12          at Chicago               8 p.m.             NBCSB

Wed., Jan. 13        Orlando                    7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Fri., Jan. 15            Orlando                    7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sun., Jan. 17         New York                 1 p.m.             NBCSB

Wed., Jan. 20        at Philadelphia        7 p.m.             NBCSB

Fri., Jan. 22            at Philadelphia        7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sun., Jan. 24         Cleveland                 4 p.m.             NBCSB

Mon., Jan. 25         at Chicago               8 p.m.             NBCSB

Wed., Jan. 27        at San Antonio        8:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sat., Jan. 30           LA Lakers                 8:30 p.m.       ABC*

Tue., Feb. 2           at Golden State       10 p.m.           TNT*

Wed., Feb. 3          at Sacramento         10 p.m.           NBCSB

Fri., Feb. 5              at LA Clippers         10 p.m.           NBCSB

Sun., Feb. 7           at Phoenix                2 p.m.             NBCSB

Tue., Feb. 9           at Utah                      10 p.m.           NBCSB

Fri., Feb. 12           Toronto                     7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sun., Feb. 14         Detroit                       6 p.m.             NBCSB

Tue., Feb. 16         Denver                      7 p.m.             NBCSB

Wed., Feb. 17        Atlanta                      7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Fri., Feb. 19           Atlanta                      7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sun., Feb. 21         at New Orleans       3:30 p.m.       ABC*

Tue., Feb. 23         at Dallas                   7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Wed., Feb. 24        at Atlanta                  7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Fri., Feb. 26           Indiana                     7:30 p.m.       NBCSB

Sun., Feb. 28         Washington             7 p.m.             NBCSB

Tue., Mar. 2           LA Clippers              7:30 p.m.       TNT*

Thu., Mar. 4           Toronto                     7 p.m.             NBCSB


*Nationally exclusive telecast