Thursday, August 11 2022

The Boston Celtics take on the Toronto Raptors at TD Garden in their home opener for the 2021-22 NBA season this Friday, Oct. 22 as they look to get in the win column after having dropped their season opener on the road to the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.

If you are looking for a way to watch the action live on cable television or an online streaming service, keep reading while we get you up to speed on the game. The Celtics ought to be in at least slightly better health with a shot at fielding their roster at full strength, which could have proved the difference vs. the Knicks.

Let’s take a look at both teams’ health situations.

Injuries of note

For the Celtics, Josh Richardson (migraine) has been upgraded to probable, as is Marcus Smart (right knee effusion). Payton Pritchard (nasal fracture) remains listed as available, while Al Horford (health and safety protocols) has been upgraded to questionable.

For the Raptors, Pascal Siakam (left shoulder surgery recovery) and Yuta Watanabe (left calf strain) are scratches.

Likely starting lineups

Boston Celtics

  • Robert Williams III

  • Grant Williams

  • Jayson Tatum

  • Jaylen Brown

  • Marcus Smart

Toronto Raptors

  • Precious Achiuwa

  • Scottie Barnes

  • OG Anunoby

  • Goran Dragic

  • Fred Van Vleet

How to watch or stream

Here’s when you should tune in to see the game:

This post originally appeared on Celtics Wire. Follow us on Facebook!

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Source: Yahoo Sports


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