During the Celtics Saturday night flight to Oklahoma City, the team plane was the victim of a bomb threat. The plane landed safely and after authorities searched the plane, the players and staff were taken to the hotel.
More from ESPN:
A team spokesman said the Celtics became aware of the threat while in the air, but only a handful of staffers on board the private flight were alerted. The Celtics made their scheduled landing at Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers World Airport, where authorities met the team on the tarmac and advised players to leave personal belongings behind on the plane so they could be examined.
After investigators determined there was no threat to the plane, the team was bussed to its hotel and its bags were delivered later Saturday evening.
Jae Crowder tweeted about the incident, saying that he had “never been a part of such a thing:”
BOMB THREAT SCARE EARLIER.!! NEVER BEEN APART OF SUCH THING. BUT GLAD WE ARE OK AND MADE IT TO OKLAHOMA SAFELY.!!
— JAE CROWDER (@CJC9BOSS) December 11, 2016
Boston takes on Oklahoma City tonight at 7 PM EST.