NBA releases Raptors-Celtics playoff schedule

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The schedule for a highly anticipated second-round NBA playoff series between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics has been announced.

Game Date Time
1 Thursday Aug. 27 6:30 PM ET
2 Saturday Aug. 29 TBA
3 Monday Aug. 31 TBA
4 Wednesday Sept. 2 TBA
5* Friday Sept. 4 TBA
6* Sunday Sept. 6 TBA
7* Tuesday Sept. 8 TBA

Toronto dispatched the Brooklyn Nets in four games, which included a record-setting bench performance in Sunday's Game 4. Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry left in the first half with a foot injury and didn't return. His status for Thursday's Game 1 against Boston is unknown.

Meanwhile, the Celtics cruised to a sweep of their own, dismantling the depleted Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA releases Raptors-Celtics playoff schedule
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