Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls : TV channel, Start time, Injury report, starting lineups & game prediction (February 22)

Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls face off at United Center, Chicago, IL on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024 8:00 PM ET .

Who’s Playing

Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls

How To Watch ?

  • Date & time : Thursday, February 22nd, 2024 8:00 PM ET
  • Arena : United Center, Chicago, IL
  • TV & radio channel : NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Boston, SiriusXM, 670 AM / S: 1200 AM
  • Live Stream: FuboTV

Boston Celtics – Chicago Bulls injury report :

Boston Celtics injury report :

Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee)
Al Horford: Questionable (Toe)
Jaylen Brown: Questionable (Right Shoulder)
Xavier Tillman: Questionable (Left Knee)
Jaden Springer: Questionable (Ankle)

Chicago Bulls injury report :

Torrey Craig: Out (Knee)
Patrick Williams: Questionable (Foot)
Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)
Zach LaVine: Out (Ankle)

Boston Celtics – Chicago Bulls starting lineups :

The following were the starters for both teams in their previous games:

Boston Celtics starting lineup :

J. Holiday, PG #4 D. White, SG #9 J. Brown, SF #7 J. Tatum, PF #0 A. Horford, PF #42

Chicago Bulls starting lineup :

A. Dosunmu, PG #12 C. White, PG #0 A. Caruso, SG #6 D. DeRozan, SF #11 N. Vucevic, C #9

Game prediction : Boston Celtics – Chicago Bulls

Spread : -7.5 (-110) (BOS)
Over/Under (Totals) : 225

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