Photos: Here’s what it looked like as Celtics fans returned to TD Garden

It had been more than a year since the team last played in front of its fans.

It’s been more than a year since the Boston Celtics last played a game in front of fans at TD Garden. That all changed Monday evening as the team tipped off in front of a small — 12 percent capacity — but enthusiastic crowd.

Jason Tatum took to Twitter a day early to express his excitement over playing in front of the fans.

Here are photos and social media posts from TD Garden as the Celtics took on the New Orleans Pelicans:.


Fans cheered during the first quarter.


Fans were bathed in green light as they watched the Celtics take the floor for pre-game warmups.



Fans watched the pre-game introductions.


A fan posed for a photo before the game.

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