How to Watch Celtics vs. Clippers: Everything to Know For Friday’s game

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers will face off during the NBA’s Friday slate, and if you’re interested in watching this game, we’ve got you covered on everything there is to know.

The Celtics (11-9) have lost three of their previous five games. In their previous outing, Boston lost 116-111 to the Sacramento Kings. De’Aaron Fox recorded 26 points and 11 assists. Meanwhile, Jayson Tatum chipped in 27 points and 10 assists of his own.

The Clippers (17-6) enter this matchup having won four of their previous five games. Last game, Los Angeles won 121-99 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Paul George led the way with 36 points while dropping in a season-high eight made three-pointers. Kawhi Leonard added 24 points of his own.

Entering this matchup, the Clippers trail only the Utah Jazz (17-5) in the Western Conference standings. The Celtics have slipped to the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference and trail the first-place Philadelphia 76ers (16-7) by 3.5 games. In other words, this game is quite important for both teams.

Here’s everything to know about the Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Clippers matchup during Friday’s NBA action.

How to Watch

  • Date: Friday, Feb. 5
  • Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California.
  • TV Channel: ESPN

Probable Starting Lineups

Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Daniel Theis, Tristan Thompson.

Los Angeles Clippers

Reggie Jackson, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Nicolas Batum, Serge Ibaka.

Injury Updates

Boston Celtics

  • Romeo Langford (Wrist) is OUT.
  • Payton Pritchard (Knee) is OUT.
  • Jaylen Brown (Knee) is QUESTIONABLE.
  • Marcus Morris (Calf) is OUT.

Los Angeles Clippers

  • Patrick Beverley (Knee) is OUT.
  • Jay Scrubb (Foot) is OUT.

Who’s Favored?

According to OddsShark, the Los Angeles Clippers are favored by 6.5 points by most oddsmakers in this matchup with the Boston Celtics.

Prediction

Los Angeles Clippers 110, Boston Celtics 105

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