Game stream: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Boston Celtics

Game stream: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Boston Celtics

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Game stream: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Boston Celtics

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The Oklahoma City Thunder (6-10) play against the Boston Celtics (8-8) at TD Garden

Game Time: 7:30 PM EST on Saturday November 20, 2021

Oklahoma City Thunder 105, Boston Celtics 111 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Boston Celtics @celtics
Say hello to one of the hottest sharpshooters in the league 👋
nba.com/celtics/news/s…1:15 AM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
Random thoughts on the Celtics, who now finally have a winning record bostonsportsjournal.com/2021/11/21/kar…12:27 AM
Chad Ford @chadfordinsider
Top Rookies on Sat
Josh Giddey, 15 pts, 8 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl
Jalen Green, 16 pts, 2 reb, 2 ast
Jalen Suggs, 14 pts, 6 rebs, 4 ast, 1 stl
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, 13 pts, 8 reb, 1 ast
Alperen Sengun, 10 pts, 6 reb, 3 ast
Trey Murphy, 8 pts, 6 reb, 1 ast, 2 stl, 1 blk in 19 min – 12:22 AM
Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
The good news…the Celtics have won 7 of 10 and have the best Net Rating in the East (4th overall) in that span.
More good news…four straight wins at home.
The bad news… the 2021-22 4th quarter TD Garden Celtics are basically the worst team in NBA history… pic.twitter.com/8NwHiDSVaw12:19 AM

Isaiah Roby @roby_isaiah
Let’s go Bud!!!🥊🥊 – 12:16 AM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Some called it a trap game. We weren’t falling for it, and now we’ve won seven of our last 10 overall. pic.twitter.com/BVYuzsPoO311:52 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Five takeaways from Thunder-Celtics …
• Back-to-back deja vu
• Favors starts over JRE
• Oklahoma Celtics
• The “ring” looked big for Giddey
• SGA on dealing with extra attention
oklahoman.com/story/sports/2…11:45 PM
Isaiah Roby @roby_isaiah
I got Bud Crawford win by knockout tonight – 11:42 PM
Toronto Raptors @Raptors
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John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
BSJ Game Report: Celtics 111, OKC 105 – C’s blow big lead but hold on to climb above .500
bostonsportsjournal.com/2021/11/20/bsj…11:15 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Jayson Tatum over his last three games: 34.7 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 4.0 apg, 51.4% FG, 45.5% 3pt, 85% FT (6.7 FTA/G) +8.3 net rating. The early season slump appears to be over masslive.com/celtics/2021/1…11:10 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander shot better than 40% from the floor in seven of the Thunder’s first eight games.
He’s shot sub 40% in seven of the eight games since.
SGA: “I for sure have noticed the difference in the defenses lately. There’s more attention on me.” – 10:58 PM
Mark Murphy @Murf56
Grant Williams has shot 15-26 from three over his last five games. GW: “They used to not get mad when I missed. Now, it’s like, ‘C’mon Grant. What are you doing?'” – 10:44 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
SGA: “We’re gonna fight to the end.”
Two straight nights, OKC was down big to a title contender and clawed back for a tight finish. pic.twitter.com/LfLQ4KGabV10:35 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
“It takes time,” Al Horford says of developing our offense, “but I have been encouraged – especially tonight. I feel like we moved it pretty well.” – 10:26 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Al Horford: “I think we’re starting to understand the level we need to play night in and night out. … I think we’re starting to understand what we need to do offensively and how we want to play. It’s nice to see that starting to come together.” – 10:25 PM
Mark Murphy @Murf56
Jayson Tatum has shot 15-33 from three in his last three games. He’s scored 30-plus in four of his last eight games. – 10:24 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Two wins in two nights and a third straight 30-piece for JT ☝️
nba.com/celtics/gamere…10:21 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Grant Williams already has six games with three or more 3-pointers made. He had just five such games all of last season. – 10:18 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Grant Williams, who canned four of his six 3-pointers tonight, said that shooting from beyond the arc now feels “natural” to him, and he’s looking forward to continuing to shoot it with the same level of confidence. – 10:18 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Josh Giddey on his shooting tonight: “It was good to see the ball go through the ring.”
Giddey had a career high 4 3s tonight. pic.twitter.com/flUNDEKPvW10:12 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Josh Giddey: “It was good to see the ball go through the ring.”
Getting a good lesson in Aussie lingo this season. – 10:09 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Dave Bliss on Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: “For a 20 year old, he has an IQ that’s uncommon.”
JRE and Giddey’s high IQs have been mentioned all season from Thunder coaches and teammates.
JRE had 13 points, 8 rebounds and hit 3-7 from 3. – 9:59 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Third straight 30+ point game 🔥
Tonight’s @gatorade Player of the Game 👇 pic.twitter.com/TVG6LU01kV9:58 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Ime Udoka says of tonight’s win, “We knew it was a dangerous game … We turned the page pretty quickly last night and said it didn’t matter if we didn’t bring it again tonight.” – 9:54 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Ime Udoka said he thought the Celtics got “a little sloppy” near the end. He pointed out the Thunder have staged some big comebacks this season. – 9:52 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Jayson Tatum reacts after our seventh win in the last 10 games, and his third straight game of 30 or more points. pic.twitter.com/0hRoFNbEiR9:50 PM

John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
The Celtics bench was outscored 47-18 – 9:49 PM
A. Sherrod Blakely @ASherrodblakely
LIVE Garden Report: Celtics vs Thunder Postgame Show | Powered by @betonline_ag, @calm & @insacannabis twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…9:47 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Without a doubt, @Marcus Smart gave us tonight’s @jetblue Play of the Game pic.twitter.com/4fb9Ai9cRE9:43 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Celtics had to put their starters back in because when Boston waved the white flag, OKC did not accept and offer up a surrender. – 9:42 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
The Celtics get 33-8-5 from Jayson Tatum and beat the Thunder, 111-105. Boston has now won 7 of its last 10, and improves to 9-8 on the season – with the league’s worst team, Houston, on deck Monday. – 9:40 PM
Gary Washburn @GwashburnGlobe
#Celtics win 111-105, finally are over .500 (9-8). Tatum 33, Schroder 29, GWilliams 14, Horford 10, Kantr 10 and 10 rebs; Dort 16, Giddey 15. – 9:40 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Celtics beat Thunder 111-105 for second straight win. Ime Udoka is now over .500 at 9-8 for the first time as Celtics head coach. – 9:40 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
The Celtics needed to bring the starters back on the court, but Marcus Smart sealed the deal by stealing an inbounds pass. Not the best fourth quarter ever, but Boston sweeps the home back-to-back against LA and OKC. – 9:40 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics win 111-105. 9-8 record, first time over .500 this season
Tatum – 33/8/5
Schroder – 29/4/6
Horford – 10/11/7
Grant – 14 points
Kanter – 10 points, 10 rebounds
Celtics – 28 assists on 41 baskets
Celtics – 7 turnovers
Dort – 16 points
Giddey – 15 points
SGA – 14 points – 9:39 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
fight until the buzzer sounds.
#ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/WL8H548N4m9:39 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Second night of a back to back.
5 games in 7 days.
Down 25.
And OKC is full court pressing the Celtics down 10 with a minute left to get within 4.
OKC’s winning culture is undefeated. – 9:36 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
It is pretty embarrassing that the Celtics have to finish this game with the starters on the floor – 9:36 PM
Gary Washburn @GwashburnGlobe
#Thunder cut #Celtics lead to 4 with 10.6 left, and Tatum gets called off the exercise bike to finish the game. OKC has scored 8 pts in 40 seconds. – 9:36 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Ime Udoka pulled all of his starters with less than a minute to go … only to have to call timeout with OKC having cut the lead to four with 10.6 seconds left. – 9:35 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
#Bucks were up by 20 against OKC in the third quarter last night.
They obviously hope they can step on the #Magic tonight and not have to play to the final minute. – 9:30 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
SGA is limping badly out there. – 9:30 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Three straight games with at least 30 points for Jayson Tatum. – 9:29 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Ty Jerome said this 22 hours ago:
“We’re a young team, we have a lot of flaws, but the thing I love about us and I think people will grow to love about us: we have no quit in us.”
Yep. – 9:28 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Ime Udoka looked pissed at his guys after he had to call that timeout. First the Celtics relaxed. Then they got sloppy. Now, the Thunder are rolling.
Boston kind of needs a score on this ATO to settle things back down. – 9:27 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Celtics have scored just two points in last four minutes. – 9:27 PM
A. Sherrod Blakely @ASherrodblakely
Celtics fans who hit the exits like 2 minutes ago, before the Thunder roared back and now trail the Celtics 101-92 with 3:52 to play… pic.twitter.com/52H7eZs6Fe9:27 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
OKC cuts a 25 point deficit to single digits in the 4th quarter.
Just Thunder things. – 9:26 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
OKC, as expected, didn’t give up. Thunder have cut the Celtics once 25-point lead to nine points with 3:52 to play. – 9:26 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Feels like we’ve seen this Thunder game before. Maybe last night? – 9:25 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Nice Kanter stint here to save Horford’s legs on the second half of a back-to-back. – 9:22 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Double-double for Enes Kanter tonight. 10 points and 10 rebounds in 17 minutes. – 9:22 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Starting to wonder if Romeo Langford is hurt again. Thought he looked alright in the first half. Haven’t seen him since then. – 9:21 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
Ty Jerome . . that’s it.
@Ty Jerome | #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/U5jJjNOSNm9:16 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Thunder aren’t going to roll over. They fight and have some big time comebacks this year. They’ll just keep coming until the end. – 9:14 PM
Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
The Celtics have 27 assists on 36 made buckets. – 9:12 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
one of a kind ☘️☘️☘️ pic.twitter.com/ShDIslmfcB9:10 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics lead 89-74 after three
Schroder – 25 points, 6 assists
Tatum – 23 points
Grant – 14 points
Horford – 8/10/7
Celtics – 50% FGs
Celtics – 25 assists on 34 baskets
Celtics – 3 turnovers
Gilgeous-Alexander – 13 points
Giddey – 12 points
Jerome 12 points
OKC – 41% FGs – 9:09 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
12 minutes to play #BleedGreen pic.twitter.com/xN82b8etJn9:09 PM

Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
OKC cut a 20-point Bucks lead lead to 2 in the final minutes in Milwaukee last night.
They score 18 points in the final five minutes of the third tonight, cut it to 15…89-74, Celtics, start of the 4th. – 9:09 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
18-8 OKC close to the quarter an the lead is down to 15. Aaron Nesmith looked lost during a lot of that – 9:08 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Thunder down 25 on the second night of a road back to back and their 5th game in 7 nights.
Instead of packing it in, OKC finishes the 3rd on an 18-8 run.
Being down 20+ is this team’s sweet spot. – 9:08 PM
Abby Chin @tvabby
This OKC team does not quit. – 9:05 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Surprisingly enough, I think Kenrich Williams is the most mispronounced Thunder name on the road.
It’s often pronounced “ken-rick” instead of “ken-rich.” – 9:04 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Aaron Nesmith isn’t exactly earning himself additional minutes right now. – 9:03 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
SMART DOING SMART THINGS
#SunLifeDunk4Diabetes pic.twitter.com/bCoAOwwcRc9:01 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
He’s likely not going to be playing long enough in this game to get it but triple-double watch for Al Horford is on: 8 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists – 9:00 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
OKC is 10-for-27 on three-pointers, which isn’t all that bad.
OKC is 11-for-31 on two-pointers which is really, really bad. – 9:00 PM
Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
Celtics hadn’t had a 20-point lead at home yet this year.
They’ve now done it on back to back nights.
81-58, Boston, mid 3rd.
23 assists…2 turnovers. – 9:00 PM
Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
Impressive hustle play from Marcus Smart… Not a lot of guys try to make that play when they’re up 23 in the second half. – 8:59 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
13-0 Celtics run capped by that Smart steal and Tatum dunk. – 8:58 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Great hustle play by Marcus Smart.
He’s loved and trusted. – 8:58 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
And there’s a classic Marcus Smart play… highlight of the game.. C’s now up 25 – 8:58 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
23 assists on 31 baskets for the Celtics.
Horford triple-double watch is one. He’s at 8/10/7 right now. – 8:58 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
That’s such great hustle from Marcus Smart with the Celtics up 23 already. – 8:57 PM
Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA
Over the next 15 games, the Knicks will face the Warriors, Suns, Bulls (twice), Nets, Bucks, Nuggets, Lakers, Hawks and Celtics.
Could this 15-game stretch make or break their season? Relative to the expectations, it sure could, writes @MokeHamilton: basketballnews.com/stories/could-…8:56 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Grant Williams has knocked down four 3-pointers tonight, and is now 25-for-57 on the season from deep. If he can be a reliable high 30s or better shooter from behind the arc, he’s going to stick in the league for a long time. – 8:56 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Good ball movement with all five Celtics getting a touch once again. – 8:55 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Dennis Schroder elbowed Lu Dort in the head.
Thunder on Thunder crime. – 8:55 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
#Bucks have led by as many as 17 here in the second quarter…#Magic have it down to 11 with 7:10 to go in the half.
Milwaukee is shooting 57% from the floor / 66% from behind the three-point line.
In those ways, very similar to last night vs. OKC. – 8:53 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Josh Giddey was 0-of-10 from three in his last three games.
Tonight he’s 3-of-4. That’s a season-high in makes. – 8:52 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Josh Giddey 3 straight 3s.
3rd quarter scoring
Boston: 10
Giddey: 9 – 8:52 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
Celtics took a 20 point lead and then gave up a couple of 3’s to Josh Giddey and it’s back down to 14. This a “let the foot off the gas” moment – 8:52 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Josh Giddey, 3 point sharpshooter. – 8:51 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Good timeout by Ime Udoka. Celtics missed a couple of easy ones and Thunder hit a couple of triples to get back in it. – 8:51 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Assistant coach Damon Stoudamire tells you how we racked up 17 assists during the first half. pic.twitter.com/6MkoCdtdFe8:48 PM

Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
The #Bucks didn’t take it to the #Magic like they did the #Thunder in the first quarter with the extended runs but have worked another double-digit lead. – 8:40 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Between Dennis Schroder, Enes Kanter, Al Horford, Josh Richardson and Marcus Smart, the Ghosts of Oklahoma City Past lead the Ghosts of Oklahoma City Future 58-45 at the half. – 8:39 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
knock it down Lu ☄️
@luthebeast | #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/8jj2jv2CBg8:35 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics lead 58-45 at the half
Tatum – 16 points
Schroder – 13 points
Grant – 11 points
Celtics – 17 assists on 22 baskets
Celtics – 50% shooting
Celtics – 2 turnovers
Gilgeous-Alexander – 10 points
Dort – 8 points
Favors – 7 points
Thunder – 37% shooting – 8:32 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Grant Williams now 13-of-25 from 3-point range in his last five games. He’s at 42.1 percent for the season. – 8:31 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Celtics up to 16 assists already. They haven’t had more than 24 assists in any game this season that ended in regulation. Their two highest assist totals, 34 against the Knicks and 33 against Charlotte, both came in OT games. – 8:27 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
This Celtics lineup is full of Oklahoma ties: Dennis Schroder (Thunder), Al Horford (Thunder), Marcus Smart (OSU), Josh Richardson (Edmond Santa Fe)
Just need Enes Kanter to replace Grant Williams and they’d be five for five. – 8:26 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
a wide open Schroder will do damage 💦 pic.twitter.com/pjyasfhEnS8:24 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
all gas on the break 🏎
@Isaiah Roby ➡️ @luthebeast pic.twitter.com/mPg8axBPDb8:18 PM

Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
Jayson Tatum has 16 points, four rebounds and two assists on 6-of-12 FG in his first 13 minutes. – 8:18 PM
Tom Westerholm @Tom_NBA
That last Tatum 3-pointer was a “Tatum is back” type shot. – 8:17 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Tatum is starting the Tatuming early tonight. – 8:16 PM
Jon Hamm @JonMHamm
Lu Dort collided into Marcus Smart midair and somehow we’ve lived to talk about it – 8:14 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Josh Richardson reallllyyyy enjoyed Enes Kanter missing that layup attempt the way he did lol. – 8:14 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
It’s nice that Josh Giddey took time out of filming the Dune series to play in the NBA for a while. – 8:14 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
We are getting Aaron Nesmith minutes – 8:12 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
SGA was 2-12 from 3 last night, his worst shooting night in OKC.
SGA is 2-2 from 3 to start tonight, including a stepback 3 at the 1st quarter buzzer. – 8:08 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
Tatum backdoor cut for an and 1! – 8:08 PM
Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Clippers rule out Leonard, Morris, Preston, Johnson for tomorrow morning vs Mavericks
That makes 13 available:
– George, Jackson, Zubac, Bledsoe, Batum
– Mann, Hartenstein, Kennard
– Winslow, Boston, Ibaka
– Coffey, Scrubb – 8:08 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Random thought: Skinny Grant Williams is everything the Celtics hoped Semi Ojeleye would become. – 8:05 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics lead 30-23 after one
Schroder – 10 points
Tatum – 7 points
Grant – 6 points
Celtics – 11 assists on 13 baskets
Celtics – 62% shooting
Gilgeous-Alexander – 8 points
Favors – 5 points
Jerome – 5 points
Thunder – 38% shooting – 8:04 PM
Mark Murphy @Murf56
Grant Williams has now hit a 3-pointer in five straight games. 12-23 in that stretch – 8:04 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman
Jaylen Dixon is here, you guys. – 8:03 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
SGA hits a buzzer beater and the 2nd worst 3-point shooting team in the league is 5-10 from deep. C’s shooting 62% overall and are sort of casually up 7 after 1 – 8:03 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
End 1Q: Celtics 30, Thunder 23
– SGA splashes a step-back 3 to beat the buzzer
– Schroder leads the Celtics with 10 points – 8:03 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics have to be careful to avoid just trading baskets with OKC. The Thunder aren’t a team you want to let hang around. – 8:02 PM
Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Two drives. All five guys touch it. Tatum wide open for 3. pic.twitter.com/iItLBgn8fi7:55 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
Dort and Favors on target early 🎯
@luthebeast | @Derrick Favors pic.twitter.com/xxwPrTUDl07:55 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Ooooo that ball movement from all five Celtics. 😍😍😍 – 7:52 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Great Celtics ball movement there to find Tatum wide open just before the shot clock buzzer. – 7:52 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
Grant Williams doing a decent job staying in front of SGA right now. – 7:48 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Ime Udoka wasted no time delivering a message to the team about tonight’s matchup with OKC.
Watch now on @NBCSBoston pic.twitter.com/vSgfpiYryg7:47 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
There’s so many Thunder legends on the court it is heart warming. – 7:44 PM
Mark Murphy @Murf56
Tatum is facing one of his toughest matchups of the season tonight in Luc Dort, a player destined for all-NBA defense consideration. – 7:43 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
Starting 🖐
Presented by @EnableMidstream pic.twitter.com/OowcEONuUP7:41 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
The Celtics black and green alternates have really grown on me. – 7:41 PM
Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
Thunder at Celtics – TD Garden – November 20, 2021 – Starting Lineups
Boston – Schroder, Smart, Tatum, G. Williams, Horford
Oklahoma City – Josh Giddey, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Lu Dort, Darius Bazley, Derrick Favors
OUT: Boston: Brown, R. Williams OKC: None pic.twitter.com/XWjecxXesn7:10 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics starters tonight:
Al Horford
Grant Williams
Jayson Tatum
Marcus Smart
Dennis Schroder – 7:05 PM
Abby Chin @tvabby
We back! Leggo!! #Celtics Pre Game Live on now @NBCSBoston! @Chris Forsberg @Brian Scalabrine pic.twitter.com/4GTMjciS0U7:04 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Keeping with the same lineup tonight #BleedGreen pic.twitter.com/8XLZ8tro7l7:03 PM
John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
The Thunder are the league’s second-worst 3-point shooting team but they’re eighth in 3-point attempts. The ball will be flying tonight, and the Celtics need to turn those long misses into transition opportunities.
bostonsportsjournal.com/live/bsj-live-…6:45 PM
Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Thunder starters vs Celtics
SGA
Dort
Giddey
Bazley
Favors – 6:43 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman
Final: Utah 68, Boston College 61
First 4-0 start for the Utes since 2017-18. – 6:40 PM
Mark Murphy @Murf56
If this sounds familiar regarding Jaylen Brown and Rob Williams, well, you know. Ime Udoka: ““They’re looking better, feeling better, hoping to have them back soon. Nothing long term, but just being cautious still. They’re not 100 percent, so we’ll keep them out tonight.” – 6:32 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman
Utah is 2+ without a point, but leads Boston College, 57-55, at the under-4.
It’s been a sluggish, defensive-minded game both ways. – 6:26 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Wasn’t even thinking about this, but Dave Bliss reminded us that he and Al Horford played against each other several times in the SEC.
Bliss said he took a few elbows. – 6:15 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Dave Bliss on Al Horford says they played a ton in high school and throughout their playing career says the basketball world “is a small circle” jokingly says Horford fouls on his classic hook shot. Gives the vet a ton of praise and mention’s his winning impact and leadership. – 6:15 PM
A. Sherrod Blakely @ASherrodblakely
Tatum with a recap of his game last night vs the Lakers, uh, defense. pic.twitter.com/KSVPOKvQr86:10 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Dave Bliss, like Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, praises Kam Woods. Says he is primarily working with the bigs, and says Woods has been a huge part of their defensive success. – 6:09 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Dave Bliss praises Derrick Favors ability to “blend into the team.” Mention’s he tried to recruit Favors to Georgia and remembers him as a high schooler. – 6:08 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
No surprise Lu Dort will be tasked with defending Tatum tonight Dave Bliss confirms. – 6:07 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Lu Dort is going to be the primary guy on Tatum tonight, per Bliss. – 6:07 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Dave Bliss on Dennis and Al “it was great. Both guys helped our organization a lot. They had a lot of NBA experience coming in, so I just try to learn from those guys.” Says they’re both unique. In his opinion, Dennis was the 6th man of the year in OKC. – 6:04 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Derrick Favors will start at center tonight in place of JRE, per Dave Bliss. – 6:02 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Dave Bliss says Derrick Favors will start. – 6:01 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Coach Udoka says he’s liked having Marcus and Dennis on the court together: “They can do multiple things playing on and off the ball.” – 5:57 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl says defending Jayson Tatum “is always a team effort to stop these All-Stars at the end of the day” does of course, praise Lu Dort. – 5:55 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl says he works with Kam Woods in player development and he “takes in as much knowledge as he can” from the coaching staff. – 5:54 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl “us being prepared for us being prepared to catch and shoot in those situations” because Josh Giddey can zoom passes at any time across court. “One of the better passers I’ve ever played with.” Praises Giddey’s vision “This dude doing it like it’s nothing.” – 5:53 PM
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl says “being very competitive, and having a lot of heart out there.” Is what helps him play the small ball five against these veteran centers. pic.twitter.com/Pb6rJnh6sy5:51 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
The Al Horford trade has been a win-win so far: oklahoman.com/story/sports/2…5:50 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
Robert Williams has been ruled out tonight. Ime Udoka reiterated that its “nothing long term” with him or Jaylen Brown. They’re both “feeling better.” Udoka hopeful they’ll be ready for Monday’s game against Houston. – 5:49 PM
Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Ime Udoka says Rob Williams and Jaylen Brown are feeling better and aren’t out long term but will be out tonight. Hopeful they’ll be ready for the next game. – 5:49 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Rob Williams officially out for tonight for Celtics. Monday’s game is a possibility for him and Jaylen Brown according to Ime Udoka. – 5:49 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman
Halftime in Daytona: Boston College 32, Utah 30.
Mostly a rock fight for about 16 minutes, then BC started getting comfortable.
Eagels are 48% shooting and 57% from deep/ – 5:38 PM
Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman
As expected, Gabe Madsen is in street clothes as Utah-Boston College is underway in Daytona. – 5:11 PM
Adam Spolane @AdamSpolane
Stephen Silas says he’ll take matchups into consideration when determining his starting lineup, which is why Danuel House started in OKC: “If we’re playing against a bigger, more physical center, it’s more advantageous for us to have Theis out there to defend him…” pic.twitter.com/6edHUf8i0W3:43 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
The Thunder hits the hardwood again tonight against Boston in its second night of road back-to-backs.
🎥 | @OUHealth Game Day Report pic.twitter.com/By42YGRmAJ3:35 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Vit Krejci, Theo Maledon, Paul Watson and Mike Muscala are all out for the Thunder. Jaylen Brown is OUT, Robert Williams II is doubtful, and Dennis Schroder is probable. Thunder legend Al Horford will play on the second night of a B2B. – 2:25 PM
Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Thunder-Celtics injury report
– Jaylen Brown is out
– Mike Muscala will rest on the second night of a back to back pic.twitter.com/yotRF8zU772:15 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
We have recalled Bruno Fernando. – 2:07 PM
Boston Celtics @celtics
Rivalry games hit different ☘️ pic.twitter.com/DuU2jdQA532:01 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Jaylen Brown will miss his eighth straight game against the Thunder on Saturday night. However, his return appears to be only days away masslive.com/celtics/2021/1…1:31 PM

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