Al Horford enters concussion protocol, to miss game vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Official release

BOSTON –The Boston Celtics announced today that Al Horford will miss tonight’s game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers after entering the NBA’s concussion protocol.

Horford’s first symptoms linking him to a possible concussion occurred this morning (Nov. 8). Initially struck in the head on a foul called in the second quarter of Boston’s Nov. 6 contest at Atlanta, Horford did not experience any concussion-like symptoms during the game nor immediately following.

Horford will continue to be monitored as he progresses through concussion protocol.