The young Boston Celtics will bring their team to Portland and the refurbished Cross Arena for a NBA exhibition game in October. The game is one of an eight game pre-season schedule announced by the C's.

Portland is the home of the Celtics NBA Development League team, the Maine Red Claws.

The Portland game will be October 15th and is the fifth game on the C's exhibition game schedule.

Celtics 2014 preseason schedule

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME

Oct. 6 Philadelphia 76ers TD Garden (Boston) 7:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 8 New York Knicks XL Center (Hartford, Conn.) 7:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 10 Toronto Raptors Air Canada Centre (Toronto) 7 p.m. ET
Oct. 11 New York Knicks Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, Conn.) 7:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 15 Toronto Raptors Cross Insurance Arena (Portland, Maine) 7:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 16 Philadelphia 76ers Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) 7 p.m. ET
Oct. 19 Brooklyn Nets Barclays Center (Brooklyn, N.Y.) 3 p.m. ET
Oct. 22 Brooklyn Nets TD Garden (Boston) 7:30 p.m. ET