The 17-4 Boston Celtics near the end of their six-game homestand by hosting the 10-11 Miami Heat at TD Garden on Wednesday night as the first of two tilts between the ball clubs in three days as the Celtics host a home-and-home series with the Heat this week. The second of four such meetings between the two East rivals, both teams will be looking to protect their own respective win streaks of three (Heat) and four (Celtics) games.
If you happen to be looking for a way to watch the on-court action live on cable television or a local or national online streaming service, keep reading while we get you up to speed on everything else you need to know about the game.
Let's begin with the players who are among those listed to be available to play in it.
Injuries of note
For the Celtics, Danilo Gallinari (ACL) and Robert Williams III (knee) are listed as out, with Jaylen Brown (neck) listed as questionable.
For the Heat, Jimmy Butler (knee), Victor Oladipo (knee), and Omer Yurtseven (ankle) are out, Gabe Vincent (knee), Duncan Robinson (ankle), Haywood Highsmith (ankle), Tyler Herro (ankle), Dewayne Dedmon (foot), Nikola Jovic (foot), and Caleb Martin (illness) are questionable.
Max Strus (shoulder) and Jamal Cain (illness) are probable.
Likely starting lineups
How to watch or stream
Here's when you should tune in to see the game:
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBA TV, NBC Sports Boston
Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free)
Listen to the "Celtics Lab" podcast on:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3zBKQY6
[mm-video type=video id=01gjtadzy7s38zgt0azw playlist_id=01eqbzegwgnrje4tv2 player_id=01eqbvq570kgj8vfs7 image=https://images2.minutemediacdn.com/image/upload/video/thumbnail/mmplus/01gjtadzy7s38zgt0azw/01gjtadzy7s38zgt0azw-a47e7073e2375bb0e0ade9a255aea3d8.jpg]
Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire