Sunday sealed the deal.
Tthe Boston Celtics’ defeating the Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors, sertting stage is set for Round 2 in the process.
For the first time in NBA history, the Celtics and Raptors will tip-off in a playoff series.
Boston certainly has its work cut out for it, with the defending NBA champion Raptors boasting a deep bench, postseason experience and lock-down defense.
The Celtics made easy work of the Raptors in a 122-100 victory in the NBA’s seeding round, but this certainly will be a different ballgame.
Here’s the schedule for Boston’s second-round series with Toronto:
Game 1 — Thursday, Aug. 27
Game 2 — Saturday, Aug. 29
Game 3 — Monday, Aug. 31
Game 4 — Wednesday, Sept. 2
Game 5* — Friday, Sept. 4
Game 6* — Sunday, Sept. 6
Game 7* — Tuesday, Sept. 8
Bring it on.