Boston Celtics Kick Off New Season With Game Against Brooklyn Nets

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Boston sports fans have one more thing to look forward to as temperatures cool, and the baseball season falls behind us. On Wednesday night, the Boston Celtics open their season with a game against the Brooklyn Nets.

The Celtics finished last year with a playoff appearance for the second year in a row — and for the second year in a row were eliminated in the first round. They enter this season with some changes to the starting lineup, including the addition of All-Star Al Horford.

For more, we're joined by Comcast SportsNet New England's Kyle Draper.

This segment aired on October 26, 2016.

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