Celtics Release 2016 Preseason Schedule

Marc D'Amico
Team Reporter and Analyst

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BOSTON – The Boston Celtics today announced their 2016 preseason schedule, which will open on
Tuesday, October 4 when they are hosted by the Philadelphia 76ers at the Mullins Center on the campus
of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Tickets for the October 4 game are now available for purchase on

The team will face off against the Charlotte Hornets twice, with the first matchup taking place at the
Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC on Thursday, October 6 and the second at the Mohegan Sun
Arena in Uncasville, CT on Saturday, October 8. Tickets for the October 8 game are now available for
purchase on Ticketmaster.com.

The preseason line-up also includes contests against Atlantic Division rivals the Brooklyn Nets and New
York Knicks. The team will start their New York road trip by facing the Nets on Thursday, October 13 and
the Knicks on Saturday, October 15. The Celtics will then close preseason play at home as they host the
Nets and Knicks at the TD Garden on Monday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 19.

Tickets for the TD Garden games will go on sale at a later date to be announced. Fans can visit
Celtics.com, “like” the Celtics on Facebook or follow @celtics on Twitter for more ticket sale updates and

All Celtics preseason games can be seen on CSN New England, featuring broadcast team Mike Gorman,
Tommy Heinsohn and Brian Scalabrine, along with sideline reporter Abby Chin and Pre and Post-game
coverage with Kyle Draper, Sherrod Blakely and more. Featuring Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell, 98.5
The Sports Hub will broadcast the October 4, 6 and 19 games, while fans can tune into 100.7 WZLX to
catch the October 15 matchup.

The full preseason schedule is as follows: