NEEDHAM, MA, April 18, 2024 -- The Boston Celtics are headed to the 2024 NBA Playoffs beginning Sunday, April 21, and NBC Sports Boston, home of the Boston Celtics, will offer fans live call-in coverage of several of the first round games, one-hour Pre-Game and Post-Game shows and additional extensive coverage throughout the postseason.

The Celtics are the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and will face the No. 8 seed (team TBD) in the first round of the Playoffs.

NBC Sports Boston's live game coverage will be led by play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman, who is marking his last Playoff series after 43 years in the role; color commentator Brian Scalabrine; and sideline reporter Abby Chin. Celtics Playoffs coverage will also feature analysis from the entire NBCSB Celtics broadcast team, including Eddie House, Tom Giles, Chris Forsberg and Drew Carter. Special guests will join NBC Sports Boston's broadcast throughout the series.

NBC Sports Boston will be the go-to television source before and after every game, with one hour of live pregame and postgame coverage of every game in the series.  Celtics Pregame Live presented by TD Bank; Celtics Halftime Live presented by Ace Ticket; and Celtics Postgame Live presented by New England Ford Dealers will provide in-studio analysis of each game and will be on site at TD Garden for every home game. In addition, daily network programming, including Arbella Early Edition presented by Town Fair Tire and Boston Sports Tonight, will provide game previews, recaps, real-time updates and in-depth analysis.

Boston Celtics Playoffs on NBC Sports is presented by Boston, Arbella and New England Ford Dealers.

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Here is the Celtics' First Round Playoff schedule on NBC Sports Boston:

Celtics First Round Playoffs on NBC Sports Boston: 1st seed vs. 8th seed Boston (Opponent to be announced)
(All times listed are from the East)

Game 1: Sunday, April 21 @ Boston, 1 p.m. (Pregame Live/Live on ABC/Postgame Live)

Game 2 Wednesday, April 24 @ Boston, 7 p.m. (Pregame/Live on NBCSB/Postgame)

Game 3 Saturday, April 27 @ Away, 18:00 (Pre-Match/Live on NBCSB/Post-Match)

Game 4: Monday, April 29 @Deplacement, Time to be announced (Pregame/Live Game/Postgame on NBCSB)

Game 5:* Wednesday, May 1 @ Boston (TBD)

Match 6: * Friday, May 3 @ Away (TBD)  

Game 7:* Sunday, May 5 @ Boston (TBD)  

*Additional programs will be released for Games 5,6 and 7 if necessary

Throughout the Celtics' Playoff run, extensive written, video and audio content will continue to be available on NBC Sports Boston's digital properties. Exclusive news, analysis, commentary and insight will be delivered daily by Chris Forsberg and a team of multi-platform content creators. Forsberg will also host the Celtics Talk podcast after every game throughout the postseason.