Thunder vs. Celtics: Lineups, injury reports, broadcast info (March 27)

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Logan Newman
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After two days off and the trade deadline, the Oklahoma City Thunder will start their final stretch of the season with a game against the Boston Celtics.

With 28 games left on the schedule, expect the Thunder to devote even more minutes to young players who the team is evaluating.

The Celtics enter Saturday in seventh place with a 22-23 record and will look to hold its small lead over the eighth- and ninth-place Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. Boston is 3-6 since the All-Star break.

Here are the details of how to watch:

Opponent: Boston Celtics
Date and time: March 27, 8 p.m. CT
How to watch: FOX Sports Oklahoma
Radio station: WWLS 98.1FM OKC

Probable starting lineups

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER (19-25)

Note: If the Thunder choose to keep Al Horford out of the lineup, expect Moses Brown to start in his place.

  • Guard: Theo Maledon

  • Guard: Lu Dort

  • Forward: Aleksej Pokusevski

  • Forward: Isaiah Roby

  • Center: Al Horford

Boston Celtics Lineup projection courtesy of Celtics Wire.

  • Guard: Marcus Smart

  • Guard: Jaylen Brown

  • Forward: Jayson Tatum

  • Forward: TBD

  • Center: Robert Williams III

Injury report

Thunder

Darius Bazley (shoulder contusion) and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (right foot plantar fasciitis) are out. The newest members of Oklahoma City, Tony Bradley and Austin Rivers, were not yet with the team as of Friday after the trade on Thursday. Josh Hall, who had left knee soreness, is off the injury report and will be active. Al Horford, who has sat most games in the second half of the season, is likewise not listed, though there's still a chance he does not play.

Celtics

Kemba Walker is out, according to Celtics Wire. Tristan Thompson remains in COVID-19 protocol, according to ESPN. Romeo Langford did not join the Celtics on the road trip. Boston may have Evan Fournier, who was acquired on Thursday's trade deadline.

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