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Tim Bontemps ESPN 

The Sixers announced Jimmy Butler will not return to tonight's game against Detroit with a strained groin.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Rookie center Robert Williams has given Boston some good minutes here in the first quarter. He's contested multiple shots by Anthony Davis — and just rejected him at the rim.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Anthony Davis is playing tonight. No restrictions.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Terry Rozier, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum, Marcus Morris and Daniel Theis will start for the Celtics tonight. Also sitting out: Gordon Hayward, who is under the weather. Five guys out for the Celtics tonight in total.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Brad Stevens says Al Horford has been dealing with patellar tendinitis for some time, and it just hasn't healed. Stevens adds Kyrie Irving has shoulder stiffness, but that he doesn't expect it to be an issue "long-term."

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

No Al Horford, Kyrie Irving, Guerschon Yabusele or Aron Baynes tonight for Boston.