at Boston Celtics (23-21) at Atlanta Hawks (26-19)
Monday, March 19
7:30 PM ET
Game #45, Road Game #21
TV: CSNNE, SNET1, SPSO, NBA-LP 754/755
Radio: WEEI, WCNN
Referees: Bill Spooner, Kane Fitzgerald, Derek RichardsonThe Celtics continue their road trip with the first of 3 games against the Atlanta Hawks. With the Hawks sitting in 6th place in the East, 2.5 games ahead of the Celtics, this game takes on increased importance for the Celtics. A win moves them to within 1.5 games of the 6th spot, while a lost drops them to 3.5 games back. The Celtics are also 1.5 games behind Philly for the Atlantic division lead and the 4th spot in the standings. With the Sixers playing in Charlotte, they are almost certain to get a win and the Celtics need this win to keep pace.
In spite of playing in the 6th game of an 8 game road trip, the Celtics had Sunday off while the Hawks played in Cleveland on Sunday. The Hawks have won their last two while th...