Apr 15, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Police officers investigate the scene of a bomb that detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Mandatory Credit: Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Marathon Explosion: NBA cancels Celtics, Pacers game in wake of tragedy


June 3, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Outside the TD Garden before the start of the game against the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat in-game four of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA has decided to cancel the Indiana Pacers game against the Boston Celtics tomorrow in wake of the recent Boston Marathon tragedy. The game, scheduled for Tuesday night at the TD Garden, was also supposed nationally televised on TNT as part of an NBA double-header. The game will not be rescheduled. The other double-header game of the Portland Trailblazers against the Los Angeles Clippers will go on as scheduled.

This game will not affected the eastern conference standings as the Celtics are a lock at the seventh seed. The Celtics will play against the New York Knicks in the first round of the playoffs. As for the Pacers, they are locked in the third seed and will play against either the Atlanta Hawks or Chicago Bulls.

[RELATED: Bombs were set off at the finish line of the Boston marathon. Three people were killed, - one an eight year old - and more than 110 injured]

We, the staff at Fansided give out our deepest condolences to the deceased and injured. Our thoughts are with all those effected in this horrific tragedy.

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