Know how it's not just another game? When the celebrities show up on a Monday night.
Here's famous rapper Snoop Dogg, who rolled in with fellow rapper Warren G to watch his beloved Lakers battle the Celtics before his scheduled performance at Boston's House of Blues later Monday night:
And here's former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who got a rousing ovation from the Garden crowd and sparked a "Beat L.A.!" chant when he appeared on the JumboTron:
Ortiz even posed for a picture with Snoop, sharing the photo op on his Instagram story:
According to Celtics.com's Marc D'Amico, former New England Patriots cornerback Ty Law and several current players also were in attendance.
The following celebrities are expected to attend tonight's Celtics-Lakers game:— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) January 20, 2020
- Snoop Dogg
- David Ortiz
- Dana White
- Ty Law
- A handful of Patriots players
That's a long list of celebrities -- and also an expected turnout for a game featuring LeBron James, Anthony Davis and two historic NBA franchises.
Don't miss NBC Sports Boston's coverage of Grizzlies-Celtics, which begins Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. with Celtics Pregame Live, followed by tip-off at 7:30 p.m. You can also stream the game on the MyTeams App.
David Ortiz, Snoop Dogg excite TD Garden crowd at Celtics-Lakers game originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston