March 30, 2019 / 6:14 PM / 6 months ago

Irving, Horford out Saturday for Celtics

Mar 29, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives the ball against Indiana Pacers guard Wesley Matthews (23) in the second half at TD Garden. Celtics defaced the Pacers 114-112. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Kyrie Irving and Al Horford will not play on Saturday night against the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics announced.

The team said Irving has a sore lower back and Horford has left knee soreness.

In addition, Jayson Tatum is questionable with an undisclosed illness.

Both Irving and Horford played 35 minutes Friday night in the team’s 114-112 win over the Indiana Pacers.

Irving had 30 points and five assists while Horford had 19 points and seven rebounds.

The Celtics enter the game Saturday with a 45-31 record and the No. 4 spot in the Eastern Conference.

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