A night after opening the season against the Miami Heat, the Celtics must trek to Cleveland for their first of what appears to be 19 back-to-backs this season.
Six games into the season, Boston faces a four-game brutal road trip that includes stops in Oklahoma City, Miami, and Dallas over a five-day stretch (Thunder and Mavs are a back-to-back).
The Celtics visit the Lakers on Sunday, Jan. 30, the third game of a four-game road trip out West, for an ABC matinee.
The Lakers visit Boston on Thursday, Feb. 10 for a national broadcast (TNT).
The Celtics have a second West Coast trip in late February (games against the Warriors, Nuggets, Clippers, and Jazz from Feb. 22-28).
The Celtics visit the Heat on April 10, the final weekend of the regular season. Boston also treks to South Beach on Nov. 11.
Boston is featured in 22 national TV games (not including NBA TV).
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