When will Celtics arrive in Orlando for NBA restart?

Ryan Hannable
June 26, 2020 - 9:52 am

Despite the high number of COVID-19 cases in the Orlando area, the league still is on schedule with its season restart at the Walt Disney World complex.

Celtics players have already begun working out again at the Auerbach Center and soon they will be in Orlando.

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According to Shams Charania, the Celtics will arrive in Orlando July 8, which is the second day of teams arriving. Once the team arrives, it will have to quarantine until players have two negative tests, 24 hours apart.

In all, 22 teams will be playing in Orlando. They will play eight regular-season games to finalize seeding beginning on July 30. Playoffs are set to begin Aug. 17 and then the NBA Finals Sept 30.

Right now, the Celtics are the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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