Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett (5) and Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (right) battle for the ball in the second half at TD Garden on Jan. 18, 2013. Photo by Mark L. Baer-USPresswire

Weekend watchlist: Celtics and NFL playoffs

Published On January 4, 2013 | By Kimberly Petalas

Celtics:

The Celtics will only play two games this weekend. Friday night the Celtics will host the Pacers at home at 8pm. The Celtics have yet to face the Pacers this season. Celtics go into this game at 14-17 and the Pacers are currently leading their division standing at 19-13.

On Saturday the Celtics will travel to Atlanta to take on the Hawks at 7pm. The Hawks go into the game at 20-10.

Football:

It’s wildcard weekend and while the Patriots have secured a bye week, there are plenty of other NFL games to watch.

On Saturday the Houston Texans will host the Cincinnati Bengals at 4:30pm in the first post-season NFL game.  At 8pm, the Green Bay Packers will host the Minnesota Vikings. Both games will be broadcast on NBC.

On Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts head to Baltimore to take on the Ravens at 1pm on CBS. At 4:30pm, the  Seattle Seahawks head to Washington to take on the Redskins on Fox.

 

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Kimberly graduated from Hofstra University in December 2012. She has been a sports fan her whole life and grew up around sports, whether it was playing or watching them. She started her writing career interning for her local newspaper, The Gardner News, where she currently works as a reporter. In college, Kimberly wrote for Long Island Report, as well as Her Campus Hofstra.