Horford Out With Concussion [VIDEO]
The Boston Celtics will be down a player for their match-up with Los Angeles tonight at the TD Garden.
Cs forward Al Horford will miss the game after being put in the NBA’s concussion protocol after sustaining a hit to the head on Monday evening versus the Atlanta Hawks. The team has already ruled out the forward for the game tonight and will does not have a timetable for a return.
Al Horford will miss tonight’s game after entering the NBA’s concussion protocol. Horford’s first symptoms linking him to a possible concussion occurred this morning. Initially struck in the head on a foul called in the second quarter of Boston’s Nov. 6 contest at Atlanta.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 8, 2017
Horford dealt with concussions before in his career and missed nine games during the 2016-17 season with that injury. On the year, Horford is averaging 14.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Boston will try to extend the team’s nine game win streak tonight versus the Los Angeles Lakers.