NBA Playoffs Pre-Gamin': ECF Game 1 - Celtics at Heat (7:30 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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NBA Playoffs Pre-Gamin’: ECF Game 1 – Celtics at Heat (7:30 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Bulls

The Eastern Conference Finals get underway in less than an hour, with the Boston Celtics taking on the Miami Heat at the FTX Arena in South Beach. Kyle Lowry remains sidelined for the Heat with a hamstring injury, while the Celtics will be without Marcus Smart (foot sprain) and Al Horford (Health & Safety Protocols) tonight.

Broadcast Info & Game/Series Details

Tip: 7:30 PM (CT)
TV: ESPN
Location: FTX Arena, Miami
Series: 0-0
Odds: MIA -4.5, O/U 203

Starting Lineups

Boston Celtics

1. Derrick White
2. Jaylen Brown
3. Jayson Tatum
4. Grant Williams
5. Robert Williams III

Injury Report: Sam Hauser OUT (shoulder), Marcus Smart OUT (foot), Al Horford OUT (H&S Protocols)

Miami Heat

1. Gabe Vincent
2. Max Strus
3. Jimmy Butler
4. P.J. Tucker
5. Bam Adebayo

Injury Report: Caleb Martin DTD (ankle), Gabe Vincent DTD (hamstring), Max Strus DTD (hamstring), P.J. Tucker DTD (calf), Kyle Lowry OUT (hamstring)

Pre-Game Reading



Author: Patrick K. Flowers

Patrick is a Staff Writer at Bleacher Nation. You can follow him on Twitter @PatrickKFlowers.