Celtics upgrade Al Horford to questionable for Game 2:

Marc Stein: The Celtics have upgraded Al Horford (health and safety protocols) to questionable for Game 2 against Miami.
Source: Twitter @TheSteinLine:

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Anthony Chiang: @Anthony_Chiang:
Celtics have upgraded Al Horford (protocols) from doubtful to questionable for tonight’s game. – 1:10 PM:

Shandel Richardson: @ShandelRich:
The latest on Al Horford for Game 2 si.com/nba/heat/miami… – 1:08 PM:

CBS NBA: @CBSSportsNBA:
Celtics injury updates: Marcus Smart listed as probable, Al Horford questionable, Derrick White out for Game 2:
cbssports.com/nba/news/celti… – 1:02 PM:

Ira Winderman: @IraHeatBeat:
And another twist. Per Celtics moments ago:
Al Horford – QUESTIONABLE – 1:01 PM:

Kevin Chouinard: @KLChouinard:
Celtics updated injury report to say that:
Al Horford – Health & Safety Protocols – is questionable. – 12:59 PM:

Jay King: @ByJayKing:
Al Horford has been upgraded to questionable for Game 2, per the Celtics. – 12:59 PM:

Marc Stein: @TheSteinLine:
The Celtics have upgraded Al Horford (health and safety protocols) to questionable for Game 2 against Miami. – 12:59 PM:

Tim Bontemps: @TimBontemps:
The Celtics have upgraded Al Horford to questionable for tonight’s game. He was upgraded to doubtful last night. This raises the real possibility Horford could exit the NBA’s health and safety protocols and return for tonight’s game. – 12:58 PM:

Chris Haynes: @ChrisBHaynes:
Boston Celtics center Al Horford has been upgraded to questionable tonight against Miami Heat. – 12:58 PM:

Jared Weiss: @JaredWeissNBA:
Al Horford has been upgraded to questionable. Ime Udoka said they were waiting on testing results today hoping that would allow him to clear the protocol. Needs 2 negative tests. – 12:58 PM:

Adrian Wojnarowski: @wojespn:
Celtics upgraded Al Horford to questionable for Game 2. – 12:58 PM:

Brian Robb: @BrianTRobb:
Celtics have upgraded Al Horford to questionable for Game 2 – 12:58 PM:

Keith Smith: @KeithSmithNBA:
Al Horford has been upgraded to questionable for Game 2. – 12:58 PM:

Ben Rohrbach: @brohrbach:
Al Horford needs negative PCR tests yesterday and today to clear protocols for Game 2, so the possibility he might be available tonight means a) he returned a negative test yesterday or b) the Celtics have also yet to receive yesterday’s results. – 12:45 PM:

Brian Robb: @BrianTRobb:
The latest on Marcus Smart and Al Horford’s status ahead of tonight’s game from: @SouichiTerada: masslive.com/celtics/2022/0… – 12:31 PM:

CBS NBA: @CBSSportsNBA:
Celtics injury updates: Marcus Smart upgraded to probable, Al Horford doubtful, Derrick White out for Game 2:
cbssports.com/nba/news/celti… – 12:15 PM:

Keith Smith: @KeithSmithNBA:
Celtics injury updates for Ume Udoka:
Al Horford is still doubtful.
Marcus Smart will test his foot pregame, but is probable to play. – 12:10 PM:

A. Sherrod Blakely: @ASherrodblakely:
As for Al Horford (health and safety protocol), Ime Udoka said Horford remains doubtful for tonight. – 12:02 PM:

Jeff Zillgitt: @JeffZillgitt:
Al Horford (COVID protocols) remains doubtful and Marcus Smart (right foot sprain) probable for Game 2 vs. Heat, Celtics coach Ime Udoka tells reporters. pic.twitter.com/7i8qhZfqeD:11:58 AM:

John Karalis: @John_Karalis:
Ime says Al Horford feels fine, and him entering protocols was unexpected – 11:58 AM:

Mark Murphy: @Murf56:
Udoka said Horford was feeling fine on day of his positive test – 11:58 AM:

Mark Murphy: @Murf56:
Ime Udoka said Al Horford is still awaiting test results to determine its availability for Game 2 tonight – 11:56 AM:

John Karalis: @John_Karalis:
Ime says Al Horford is still doubtful and his status depends on testing results. Marcus Smart will test his foot pregame but he’s expected to play tonight. – 11:56 AM:

Gary Washburn: @GwashburnGlobe:
Al Horford remains doubtful. Marcus Smart remains probable and will test before the game. #Celtics: #Heat:. – 11:55 AM:

Jared Weiss: @JaredWeissNBA:
Ime Udoka says he’s good now, Al Horford is still doubtful until testing results comeback later, Marcus Smart still had to test his foot out pregame, and Derrick White is having a baby.
“Came sooner than expected, but we support our guys as always in that situation.” – 11:55 AM:

Barry Jackson: @flasportsbuzz:
NEW: A fresh pack of Heat notes, including Lowry out again and Smart / Horford updates. PLUS Butler’s steals, third quarter dominance, Spoelstra on the Pepas issue last night. And more: miamiherald.com/sports/spt-col… – 5:33 PM:

Anthony Chiang: @Anthony_Chiang:
Celtics injury report for Game 2:
Sam Hauser – Right Shoulder Instability Episode – OUT:
Al Horford – Health & Safety Protocols – DOUBTFUL:
Marcus Smart – Right Mid-Foot Sprain – PROBABLE – 5:26 PM:

Brian Robb: @BrianTRobb:
New: The Celtics look like they will be getting back one starter back for Game 2 against the Heat. The wait for Al Horford’s return is a bit murkier masslive.com/celtics/2022/0… – 5:19 PM:

John Karalis: @John_Karalis:
Marcus Smart is officially probable for tomorrow.
Al Horford is doubtful. – 5:11 PM:

Brady Hawk: @BradyHawk305:
So now Al Horford is doubtful and Marcus Smart is probable for game 2 tomorrow night – 5:10 PM:

JD Shaw: @JShawNBA:
The Celtics are listing Marcus Smart (right mid-foot sprain) as probable to play in Game 2 tomorrow, while Al Horford (health and safety protocols) is doubtful. – 5:10 PM:

Gary Washburn: @GwashburnGlobe:
#Celtics: list Marcus Smart as probable and Al Horford as doubtful for tomorrow’s Game 2 against the: #Heat:. – 5:08 PM:

Chris Forsberg: @ChrisForsberg_
Celtics list Al Horford as doubtful for Game 2; Marcus Smart is probable. – 5:08 PM:

Ira Winderman: @IraHeatBeat:
Celtics’ updated injury report for Thursday’s Game 2 at Heat:
Sam Hauser (right shoulder instability episode) – OUT:
Al Horford (Health & Safety Protocols) – DOUBTFUL:
Marcus Smart (right mid-foot sprain) – PROBABLE – 5:08 PM:

Marc Stein: @TheSteinLine:
The Celtics say Al Horford (health and safety protocols) is doubtful for Game 2 against Miami while listing Marcus Smart (right mid-foot sprain) as PROBABLE. – 5:08 PM:

Brian Robb: @BrianTRobb:
Marcus Smart has been upgraded to probable for Game 2. Al Horford is doubtful. – 5:07 PM:

Keith Smith: @KeithSmithNBA:
Celtics Injury Report for Game 2 vs Miami:
Sam Hauser – Right Shoulder Instability Episode – OUT:
Al Horford – Health & Safety Protocols – DOUBTFUL:
Marcus Smart – Right Mid-Foot Sprain – PROBABLE – 5:07 PM:

Jay King: @ByJayKing:
Al Horford is doubtful for Game 2. Marcus Smart is probable. – 5:06 PM:

Jared Weiss: @JaredWeissNBA:
Erik Spoelstra on illness starting to affect availability in this series with Horford in protocol and Udoka sick:
“It’s really disappointing. Every time you think it’s behind us, it’s not and it’s really frustrating for us. You do not want to see it on both sides. ” – 1:45 PM:

More on this storyline:

Adrian Wojnarowski: The Celtics have continued testing Al Horford with the hope that he can exit health and safety protocols prior to Game 2, sources said. -via: Twitter @wojespn: / May 19, 2022:

Tim Reynolds: Ime Udoka says he’s good after being sick yesterday, and confirms that Derrick White left today for the birth of his child. Will play Saturday. On Horford: “Al is still doubtful.” Tests pending. On Smart: “Marcus is looking better.” Will try it pregame before final decision. -via: Twitter @ByTimReynolds: / May 19, 2022:

Jared Weiss: Marcus Smart has been upgraded to probable with his foot sprain, per Celtics. Al Horford is now doubtful in the health and safety protocol that he entered yesterday. -via: Twitter @JaredWeissNBA: / May 18, 2022:

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