June 15, 2024

Celtics

The Celtics will play on a model new court docket for the in-season match, the primary time they’ve ever used an alternate court docket.

Jayson Tatum (center, dealing with ahead) will virtually actually be taking part in on the Celtics’ new in-season match court docket. Maddie Schroeder/Getty

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The Boston Celtics will play their first sport of the match on Nov. 10 in opposition to the Brooklyn Nets, and they’ll achieve this on a model new court docket at TD Backyard designed particularly for the NBA’s latest occasion.

Every of the NBA’s 30 groups will probably be getting a model new court docket only for the match. This modification is an unfamiliar one for the Celtics, who’ve by no means performed on an alternate court docket of their 76 seasons as a basketball franchise.

For his or her first ever alternate court docket, the Celtics selected a daring, but conventional look. The wooden is roofed solely in darkish inexperienced, save for the massive in-season trophy at half-court, the tan-colored runway that divides the 2 sides, and the phrase “Boston” on the trophy in a method paying homage to their city edition jerseys.

As well as, the Celtics could have “TD Backyard” subsequent to the half-court line on each side of the court docket, the phrase “Celtics” on each baselines, and Pink Auerbach’s signature and Invoice Russell’s No. 6 on the underside.

Boston will play on this court docket twice, on Nov. 10 vs. the Nets and Nov. 28 in opposition to the Chicago Bulls.