The Celtics are back in action on as they kick off the new NBA season with a tough game against LeBron James and the Cavaliers. While Kyrie Irving and company won’t throw down at home in Boston until Wednesday, fans can still catch all the action from Cleveland at these area bars on Tuesday night. Here are a few recommendations for where to watch the Celtics’ season opener.
The Greatest Bar
This fan-favorite sports bar is throwing a big bash for Tuesday’s season opener. The Greatest Bar is hosting a special kickoff party where lucky attendees can win tickets to an upcoming Celtics home game. After watching the evening’s match-up, fans are invited to hit the dance floors, play some Skeeball and more.
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262 Friend St., Boston, thegreatestbar.com
Unleash your inner gamer while cheering on the Celtics at this Fenway hotspot. Aside from Game On’s collection of HDTVs and a massive menu of food and drinks, the bar also features cornhole sets, ping-pong tables, a batting cage and more. Stop by for trivia night on Tuesdays for a chance to win Celtics tickets and other cool prizes.
82 Lansdowne St., Boston, gameonboston.com
Featuring a 23-foot wall of screens and a stacked beer menu, Champions has everything fans need to celebrate the new NBA season. Stop by for a drink, or chow down on a serious game day meal with some friends. We suggest grabbing the sampler tower, which comes complete with two pounds of wings, eight cheeseburger sliders, cheese fries, onion rings, plus plenty of dips and sauces.
110 Huntington Ave., Boston, championsboston.com