NBA Playoffs: Heat-Celtics Game 1 Live Updates, Lineups, Injury Report, How To Watch, TV Channels

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The Heat and the are very familiar with each other after the season. The start of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday will mark the third such matchup between the teams in four seasons, including the Celtics' seven- winning streak in last season's ECF.

“This is not the same team as last year. [Butler] still and spo is still spo [Heat coach Erik Spoelstra],” said Celtics star . Per Associated Press, “But we have to make sure we know about everybody else.”

Yahoo Sports' Ben Rohrbach breaks down three keys to the series.

Jason Tatum of the Boston Celtics is defended by Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat during last season's Eastern Conference Finals. The teams meet again this season. (Michael Reeves / Getty Images)

How to Watch the Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics

WHO: No. 8 seeded Miami Heat at No. 2 seeded Boston Celtics

What: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 1

Where: TD Garden, Boston

When: 8:30 PM ET Wednesday


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