Celtics vs. Heat postponed due to health and safety protocols

Justin Leger
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Sunday's Celtics vs. Heat matchup postponed originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

There will be no Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat game on Sunday night.

The matchup has been postponed amid COVID-19 concerns on both teams. Boston would have been forced to play with the minimum eight players due to health and safety protocols, while Miami had a player return an inconclusive test and does not have the required eight players to proceed with the game due to contact tracing.

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Read the NBA's official statement below:

Despite the postponement and the spike in COVID-19 cases across the league, the NBA currently has no plans to pause the season, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

 A date for the rescheduled Celtics-Heat matchup has not yet been announced.

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