Knicks vs. Celtics live score, updates, highlights from 2021 season-opening NBA game



The Knicks and Celtics open their seasons with a showdown at Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks are coming off of a season in which they finished with a 41-31 record, good for the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics posted a 36-36 record in 2020-21, earning them the No. 7 seed.

Both teams underwent a lot of change this offseason, with the Knicks adding Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier, and the Celtics adding Al Horford and Dennis Schroder.

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from Knicks vs. Celtics on Wednesday night. Follow for complete results from the game.

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Knicks vs. Celtics live updates, highlights

(All times Eastern)


6:05 p.m.: The Knicks will start Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson.

5:11 p.m.: All-Star guard Jaylen Brown will be available for the Celtics’ season opener, however, new acquisition Josh Richardson will miss the game with a migrane.

Knicks vs. Celtics start time today

  • Date: Wednesday, Oct. 20
  • Start time: 7:30 p.m. ET | 4:30 p.m. PT

The Knicks will open their 2021-22 season by hosting the Celtics at Madison Square Garden. The game will tip off at 7:30 p.m. ET.

How to watch Knicks vs. Celtics

  • TV Channel: ESPN, MSG Network
  • Live stream: Watch ESPN, fuboTV

Knicks vs. Celtics will be broadcast live on ESPN. You can live stream the game on Watch ESPN

Knicks schedule 2021-22

(All times Eastern)

Date Game Time National TV
Oct. 20 vs. Celtics 7:30 PM ESPN
Oct. 22 at Magic 7:00 PM  
Oct. 24 vs. Magic 7:00 PM  
Oct. 26 vs. 76ers 7:30 PM TNT
Oct. 28 at Bulls 8:00 PM  
Oct. 30 at Pelicans 7:00 PM  
Nov. 1 vs. Raptors 7:30 PM NBA TV
Nov. 3 at Pacers 7:00 PM  
Nov. 5 at Bucks 7:30 PM ESPN
Nov. 7 vs. Cavaliers 6:00 PM  

Celtics schedule 2021-22

(All times Eastern)

Date Game Time National TV
Oct. 20 at Knicks 7:30 PM ESPN
Oct. 22 vs. Raptors 7:30 PM  
Oct. 24 at Rockets 7:00 PM NBA TV
Oct. 25 at Hornets 7:00 PM  
Oct. 27 vs. Wizards 7:30 PM  
Oct. 30 at Wizards 5:00 PM  
Nov. 1 vs. Bulls 7:30 PM  
Nov. 3 at Magic 7:00 PM  
Nov. 4 at Heat 7:30 PM NBA TV
Nov. 6 at Mavericks 8:30 PM  


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