The No. 7 seed Boston Celtics (36-36) will take the No. 8 seed Washington Wizards (34-38) for the first-ever 2nd play-in game at 9 p.m ET on Monday, May 18 at TD Garden to determine the No. 7 seed in the postseason. The Celtics vs Wizards game will be streamed nationally on the TNT TV channel.
Washington coming off in the play-in tournament eighth seed in the Eastern Conference by winning the last game of the regular seasons against the Charlotte Hornets. If the Wizards win against the Celtics tonight they will surely earn the seventh seed and will play against the no. 2 spot Brooklyn Nets in the first round of playoffs.
Meanwhile, the loses of the Wizards-Celtics will play against the winner of the Pacers-Hornets on Thursday, May 20 to clinch the the eighth seed and will play the first-round against the no. 1 seed Philadelphia 76ers in the playoffs.
The Boston enter the play-in tournament in seventh place in the Eastern Conference, loses 96-92 against the Knicks in the final game of the regular season. Celtics winning only 4 of their final 10, against the Wizards tonight will be a really tough one for them. If Celtics earn the eighth seed, the will play against the no. 1 seed 76ers in the first round.
What time does the Celtics vs Wizards start?
The Celtics vs Wizards stream on air begins at 8:00 p.m ET on TNT TV channel while the game will start at 9 p.m ET on Monday, May 18 at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts.
What channel is covering Celtics vs Wizards?
The game will be air live on TNT with coverage starting from 8 p.m ET. TNT subscribers will be able to watch live online via the video player and the TNT app.
What are the projected starters of the Celtics vs Wizards today?
Wizards: Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Alex Len
Celtics: Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart, Evan Fournier, Jayson Tatum, Tristan Thompson
How to watch
What: Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Time: Tuesday, May 18, 9:00 p.m. ET