Game stream: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics

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The Los Angeles Lakers (8-8) play against the Boston Celtics (8-8) at TD Garden

Game Time: 7:30 PM EST on Friday November 19, 2021

Los Angeles Lakers 0, Boston Celtics 0 (7:30 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
Lakers-Celtics: Since 1948 pic.twitter.com/tCoI88CbwL7:44 PM

Mark Murphy @Murf56
The boos for LeBron are as lusty as ever. – 7:42 PM

Jimmy Spencer @JimmySpencer
A quick tweet before @LeBron James plays the Celtics tonight
… in case it’s on anyone’s mind: pic.twitter.com/kij0JMaDxU7:32 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
Gold vs. Green
#LakeShow x @bibigoUSA pic.twitter.com/0T87nKk9Yc7:29 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Tatum! LeBron! Celtics! Lakers! Next on ESPN!
Or in 15 or so minutes. – 7:28 PM

The Ringer @ringernba
The Celtics seeing LeBron James coming back just in time to play against them pic.twitter.com/wwglMjqdbV7:27 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
#BeatLA
Tune in to @NBCSBoston tonight for all the Authentic Fan Friday fun ☘️ pic.twitter.com/3DmxHFnD9T7:25 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
No. 6 returns to the Starting 5.
#SuitingUpTogether | @ToyotaSoCal pic.twitter.com/NNkAjAWPil7:17 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Seeing some more Ariza workouts with Phil Handy, and Austin Reaves working with Jon Pastorek. Signs that the team’s wing depth is on the mend. – 7:10 PM

Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
Lakers at Celtics – TD Garden – November 19, 2021 – Starting Lineups
Boston – Schroder, Smart, Tatum, G. Williams, Horford
Los Angeles – Russell Westbrook, Avery Bradley, Talen Horton-Tucker, LeBron James, Anthony Davis
OUT: Boston: Brown, R. Williams L.A. : Ariza, Nunn pic.twitter.com/VplZNF5xSF7:09 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Welcome to TD Garden, @CocoGauff ☘️🎾 pic.twitter.com/jqo0CWbKHU7:08 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
He’s back. #LakeShow pic.twitter.com/lQQIuSA7Ej7:08 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
The Lakers get LeBron James back tonight, while Boston is still without Robert Williams and Jaylen Brown. Lakers start small with Anthony Davis at center, while Boston will have Dennis Schroder, who was a game time decision with a sprained ankle. He’ll start vs. his old team. – 7:07 PM

Jovan Buha @jovanbuha
Lakers’ starters against the Celtics:
Anthony Davis
LeBron James
Talen Horton-Tucker
Avery Bradley
Russell Westbrook – 7:03 PM

Mark Murphy @Murf56
Lakers announce that LeBron James will play tonight. – 7:02 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
LeBron will start; Melo moves to the bench. That’s the only change tonight in the Laker starting lineup. Talen Horton-Tucker remains a starter. – 7:02 PM

Ryan Ward @RyanWardLA
As expected, Carmelo Anthony heads back to the bench in favor of the returning LeBron James. – 7:01 PM

Brad Turner @BA_Turner
Lakers starters: LeBron James, Talen Horton-Tucker, Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook and Avery Bradley. – 7:01 PM

Ryan Ward @RyanWardLA
Starting lineups for tonight’s game between the Lakers and Celtics: pic.twitter.com/J4LJSKDNXW7:00 PM

Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi
LeBron James is back. pic.twitter.com/C2bz39dBAl7:00 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
LeBron James is in for tonight’s matchup against the Celtics masslive.com/celtics/2021/1…6:59 PM

Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Frank Vogel hinted earlier this week that LeBron would slide into the PF slot Carmelo Anthony has occupied, with ‘Melo resuming his bench role.
As such, it would be Westbrook, Bradley, THT, LeBron and AD.
Official starters will be confirmed in about four minutes. – 6:56 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics starters tonight:
Al Horford
Grant Williams
Jayson Tatum
Marcus Smart
Dennis Schroder – 6:56 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Starting ✋🏾 pic.twitter.com/gOduYGSTpi6:55 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
The King has arrived … and will play. pic.twitter.com/QCkNnoxfhW6:52 PM

Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes
Yahoo Sources: LeBron James to make his return tonight in Boston. sports.yahoo.com/sources-lebron…6:52 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Pretty big task in front of the Celtics tonight. Need to defend as they have for the last couple of weeks, and get a big offensive game from Tatum and at least one other player. Schroder? Horford? Richardson? One of the kids? – 6:51 PM

Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
LeBron will play tonight. – 6:51 PM

Brad Turner @BA_Turner
Lakers say LeBron James is playing after missing almost 2 week with an abdominal strain – 6:51 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Lakers confirm: LeBron James returns tonight against the Celtics. – 6:51 PM

Dave McMenamin @mcten
LeBron James will play tonight, per the Lakers – 6:51 PM

Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
LeBron will start tonight in Boston. – 6:50 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
#NEBHInjuryReport update:
Jaylen Brown – OUT
Dennis Schröder – AVAILABLE
Robert Williams – OUT – 6:50 PM

Allen Sliwa @AllenSliwa
Lebron is IN for tonight… – 6:49 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Sources: LeBron James (abdominal strain) will return to Lakers lineup tonight vs. Boston. – 6:49 PM

Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James (abdominal strain) will make his return tonight against the Boston Celtics after two weeks sidelined, league sources tell @YahooSports. – 6:48 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
You’re gonna have to squint BUT while LeBron is warming up, Trevor Ariza is dribbling around the fringe of the court. We have not seen much of him since his ankle debridement procedure. pic.twitter.com/TLq1JE4Dj46:46 PM

Bill Oram @billoram
LeBron finished his pregame routine with a forceful two-handed dunk and leaves the court to loud cheers here at TD Garden – 6:46 PM

Matt Babcock @MattBabcock11
I am in Tampa, Florida tonight to watch top-rated Jabari Smith and his Auburn Tigers take on the South Florida Bulls.
To start the season, Smith, a 6’10” forward is averaging 15.5 points and 8 rebounds per game. He is currently ranked at No. 3 on our 2022 NBA Draft Big Board. pic.twitter.com/Yp1BgGkgEf6:46 PM

John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
LeBron is wrapping up warmups and he just finished with a few deep 3’s and a dunk, so I’m going to assume he’s good to go tonight. – 6:45 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Rivalry Night 💧 #JetBlueRunway pic.twitter.com/JGShzz6cjB6:45 PM

Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
For what it’s worth, LeBron seems to be moving pretty well throughout his warmup routine. pic.twitter.com/L6XfN4Zf7k6:37 PM

A. Sherrod Blakely @ASherrodblakely
Moments after LeBron James walks on to the floor to warm up, right behind him is Enes Kanter who has on more than one occasion, called out LBJ for not speaking out more on social injustices outside the US. #ackward pic.twitter.com/l8lBkXcJvN6:37 PM

Bill Oram @billoram
A live look at LeBron shooting pregame. pic.twitter.com/z697UgIK3a6:33 PM

Brad Turner @BA_Turner
LeBron James starts pregame workout before Lakers play Celtics pic.twitter.com/eGVILizvDv6:31 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
This guy knows a thing or two about the Lakers-Celtics rivalry. pic.twitter.com/MOYChaC9316:29 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Here comes LeBron to warm up, getting a roar even in Boston. – 6:29 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Celtics pregame notes include injury updates on Jaylen Brown, Dennis Schroder and Robert Williams masslive.com/celtics/2021/1…6:28 PM

Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Hourlong pregame taking you up to Celtics-Lakers. Come hang out with me, @Abby Chin, @aminajadeTV, @Brian Scalabrine, AND @Evan Turner !!!
@NBCSBoston RIGHT NOW. pic.twitter.com/NUWwmXABjF6:28 PM

John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
Robert Williams is officially OUT tonight with the left knee soreness. Dennis Schroder is available – 6:22 PM

Ben Golliver @BenGolliver
Column: LeBron James used to be indestructible. Now, his health is the shaky Lakers’ biggest concern. @PostSports https://t.co/btO7iDC7wx pic.twitter.com/GXvdMchDCF6:22 PM

Mark Murphy @Murf56
Rob Williams joins Jaylen Brown as a scratch tonight due to knee soreness. Had tried it out before the game. Dennis Schroder (ankle) has been cleared to play. – 6:21 PM

Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Updated Celtics injury report:
Dennis Schröder – AVAILABLE
Robert Williams – Left Knee Tendinopathy – OUT – 6:18 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Dennis Schroder has been upgraded to available for tonight’s game.
Robert Williams is OUT. – 6:18 PM

Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
Dennis Schroder will play, Rob Williams is out, per the Celtics. – 6:17 PM

Jay King @ByJayKing
Dennis Schroder will play tonight but Robert Williams is out, per the Celtics. – 6:17 PM

Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Celtics say Dennis Schroder is available; Robert Williams is out. – 6:17 PM

Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
Tonight not only features four of the top seven scorers in TD Garden history….but four of the building’s top scorers among visiting players…
1. LeBron James
4. Carmelo Anthony
14. Dwight Howard
21. Russell Westbrook
(@Jalen Rose, here for ESPN, is 20th by the way.) pic.twitter.com/KQ3l9W3Poi6:14 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
Enemy Territory pic.twitter.com/dvewL7xZC56:09 PM

Ryan Ward @RyanWardLA
LeBron James is a GAME-TIME DECISION tonight against the Celtics, according to Lakers HC Frank Vogel. – 6:03 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
No update yet on LeBron James. Still testing things out pregame, per Frank Vogel. – 6:02 PM

Brad Turner @BA_Turner
Vogel said LeBron James still game time decision – 6:01 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Still waiting to hear if LeBron James is going to play tonight, Frank Vogel says about an hour and a half before tip. – 6:01 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
LeBron James is still a game time decision, per Frank Vogel. Will test his abdominal out and see if he can go. – 6:01 PM

Jovan Buha @jovanbuha
Frank Vogel says LeBron James remains a game-time decision for tonight’s game. – 6:01 PM

Jay King @ByJayKing
Frank Vogel said LeBron James will test his injury before the game to see if he’s going to play. – 6:01 PM

Mike Trudell @LakersReporter
Frank Vogel said LeBron remains a true game-time decision, and still needs to go through his pregame workout before determining his status for tonight. – 6:01 PM

Boston Celtics @celtics
Coach Udoka ahead of his first Celtics-Lakers experience: “It’s fun … You can feel the buzz around the city and our organization. We all know what it means.” – 5:54 PM

Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
Brad Stevens’ advice to Ime Udoka ahead of his first Celtics-Lakers game: “Buckle up. The city is clamoring for this matchup all the time.” – 5:50 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Ime Udoka said it’s “fun” to go through the Celtics-Lakers rivalry for the first time. Udoka said Brad Stevens gave him some tips about the first time playing the Lakers and the rivalry. Stevens said “buckle up” because Boston is always clamoring to play LA. – 5:49 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Ime Udoka wouldn’t rule out Jaylen Brown for tomorrows game against Thunder. – 5:48 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Ime Udoka said that the Celtics “will see” about Jaylen Brown’s status for tomorrow’s game vs the Oklahoma City Thunder. – 5:47 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Ime Udoka says Jaylen Brown really wanted to play both at home in Atlanta and tonight against the Lakers, but he’s still got a little ways to go. Said he still needs a little more time. Both Dennis Schroder and Robert Williams will be game time decisions, with them coming soon. – 5:47 PM

Jay King @ByJayKing
Jaylen Brown has not been ruled out of tomorrow’s game against OKC at this point, per Udoka. – 5:47 PM

Jay King @ByJayKing
Robert Williams and Dennis Schroder are still considered game time decisions, according to Udoka. – 5:46 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
No update yet on Dennis Schroder or Robert Williams availability for tonight – 5:46 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Ime Udoka said both Robert Williams and Dennis Schroder will go through pregame workouts and a decision on their statuses for tonight will be made then. – 5:46 PM

Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Ime Udoka on Jaylen Brown not playing vs. Lakes: “We had to hold him back … he really wanted to play tonight … he’ll be back soon.”
Rob Williams + Dennis Schroder will both attempt to warm up and see if they can go vs. Lakers. – 5:46 PM

Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
Jaylen Brown is “close” according to Ime Udoka but needs another session or two of rehab for his hamstring. – 5:46 PM

Jay King @ByJayKing
Ime Udoka said Jaylen Brown is “close” and “really wanted to play” tonight against the Lakers. Said the Celtics had to hold him back. They think he needs another “intense session or two” before a return. – 5:45 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Ime Udoka said Jaylen Brown is close and that the Celtics had to “hold him back”. Udoka said Brown wanted to play tonight and back home in Atlanta on Wednesday, but the team feels he needs more time. – 5:45 PM

Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
“He’s close. He really wanted to play tonight but we had to hold him back.”
Ime Udoka on Jaylen Brown – 5:45 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
📍 Boston, Mass. pic.twitter.com/AXKofrDRps5:40 PM

Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
Romeo Langford and Grant Williams on the floor going through their pregame routines: pic.twitter.com/U9DFgpuNOQ5:26 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
Talen Horton-Tucker’s been tearing up the court. See what it took for him to get back on it.
Backstage Lakers airs tonight at 8 PT on @SpectrumSN 📺 pic.twitter.com/dU6CCccP5f5:20 PM

Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
Awaiting Celtics fans tonight at TD Garden: pic.twitter.com/vj8BCdUE2G5:13 PM

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers
Battle in Beantown
⏰: 4:30 p.m. PT
📺: @SpectrumSN & ESPN
📻: ESPN LA 710 & 1330 KWKW
#LakeShow x @socios
nba.com/lakers/news/th…4:52 PM

DeAndre Jordan @DeAndre
#35 @TobiOye… – 4:47 PM

Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA
Fastest average speed (MPH):
Svi Mykhailiuk, 4.69
Doug McDermott, 4.68
Gary Payton II, 4.66
TJ McConnell, 4.66
Dalano Banton, 4.61
Slowest average speed (MPH):
James Harden, 3.64
Eric Gordon, 3.65
LeBron James, 3.66
Chris Paul, 3.67
Joel Embiid, 3.69 basketballnews.com/stories/20-nba…4:11 PM

Nate Duncan @NateDuncanNBA
Dunc’d On Prime: WATFO: Next Coach Fired; Sabonis; BRK, GSW, LAL Seasons, and More w/ @Danny Leroux
Get 35% off the monthly price with our special start-of-season sale: https://t.co/XSgwN6BUIK pic.twitter.com/VU3uRxYOzD4:00 PM

Kamenetzky Brothers @KamBrothers
ICYMI, some pregame listening! @LockedOnLakers for a Friday! We discuss LeBron’s (hopeful) return tonight against Boston, how it affects Frank Vogel longterm with the Lakers, and optimal lineups. @LockedOnNBAPods @LockedOnNetwork
podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the…3:54 PM

Henry Abbott @TrueHoop
Before BRING IT IN this morning, @David Thorpe studied Russell Westbrook videotape. He told @jshector about one play that stood out against the Bucks. https://t.co/8wCtft7sWj pic.twitter.com/sGA4hqTxtz3:49 PM

Josh Newman @Joshua_Newman
For those asking, this is the FloHoops broadcast link for the Sunshine Slam. Utah plays Boston College tomorrow at 3. flohoops.com/live/31494?wat…3:48 PM

Eric Smith @Eric__Smith
I just finished doing a virtual read of @LeBron James‘ book, “I PROMISE”, with a bunch of classes from @JWBoichPS. The messages in this book are fantastic…especially today.
“I promise to use my voice & stand up for what’s right. And when things get tough, to keep up the fight.” pic.twitter.com/efherf51to2:44 PM

Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux
Dunc’d On Prime: WATFO: Next Coach Fired; Sabonis; BRK, GSW, LAL Seasons, and More w/ @Nate Duncan
Get 35% off the monthly price with our special start-of-season sale: https://t.co/n4QLDCqWYd pic.twitter.com/sfDf9kse7r2:00 PM

Grant Williams @Grant2Will
Not surprised… pic.twitter.com/iO7a3P3xC71:45 PM

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanHoops
The City of Boston, Boston Celtics, NBA and New Balance will join at Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) – Vine Street Community Center on Sunday to honor the life and legacy of Boston native Terrence Clarke with a renovation and unveil event of the center’s gym. – 1:44 PM

Chris Grenham @chrisgrenham
The Celtics are teaming up with the City of Boston, NBA and New Balance to honor Terrence Clarke with a newly renovated gym at the BCYF Vine Street Community Center.
More in the release below: pic.twitter.com/FyhZry9SpB1:42 PM

Chris Forsberg @ChrisForsberg_
Celtics, NBA, and City of Boston will honor the life and legacy of Terrence Clarke with gym unveil at Vine Street Community Center. pic.twitter.com/r5N2JeBJPo1:42 PM

Jared Weiss @JaredWeissNBA
On Sunday, Terrence Clarke’s home gym at Vine Street in Roxbury will be rebranded in his honor in partnership with the Celtics & New Balance.
We dove deep this summer on @The Athletic into Clarke’s legacy in Boston and the basketball world: https://t.co/lNrNxO216x pic.twitter.com/4ZhGiroD2J1:41 PM

Bill Doyle @BillDoyle15
Dan Shaughnessy’s new book gives readers an inside look at the 1980s Celtics. I loved it and I wish the book lasted longer, if not forever. pic.twitter.com/kX0hGdCZil1:41 PM

John Karalis @RedsArmy_John
Boston Celtics, along with the NBA, city of Boston, and New Balance, unveil new court at Vine St. Community Center to be renamed in honor of Terrence Clarke. The full renovation of the entire gym will be revealed on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/3zPHCLcxrj1:39 PM