Celtics vs. Rockets: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Written By Shanna McCarriston
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It's Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference as the Celtics head to Houston to take on the Rockets. 

The Celtics have been on a roll as of late, winning 10 of their last 13 games and look to keep this up against Houston. They have a 20-13 record and sit in fifth place of the Eastern Conference. 

The Rockets are impressive at home with an 11-5 record at the Toyota Center so far this season and have won seven of their last eight games overall. They have a 18-15 record and find themselves in seventh place in their conference. 

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Boston's Aron Baynes will not be active for the game due to a broken hand that has him out for a month and Houston will be without Chris Paul who has been sidelined due to a strained hamstring. With Paul out, newly signed Austin Rivers will have more of an opportunity on the court.

James Harden is now expected to play against the Celtics but was questionable up until the day of the game. Harden has been electric this season, averaging 32.3 points per game.

The Celtics and Rockets both came away with big wins on Christmas Day, with Boston beating the 76ers and Houston beating the Thunder. Here's everything you need to know about this match up:

When do the Celtics and Rockets play?

Boston and Houston will face off on Dec. 27, 2018 at 8 p.m. EST

What channel can I watch Celtics-Rockets?

Boston and Houston will face off on TNT. You can also watch Celtics vs. Rockets on fuboTV (7-day free trial)

Where will the Celtics and Rockets play?

The Celtics and Rockets will play at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. 

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