The Boston Celtics could take out the atlanta falcons of the NBA Playoffs in six games on Thursday, winning 128-120 on the road.
However, while the Celtics are pleased to advance in the postseason, their failure to shut out the Hawks in five games had an impact on a famous artist.
State Farm Arena, home of the Hawks, was set to host a Janet Jackson concert on Thursday, but was forced to push the show back to Friday because of Game 6 of the series.
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Following Thursday night’s victory, Jayson Tatum, star of the Celtics apologized to Jackson for the delay.
«I want to send an apology to the legend Janet Jackson,» Tatum said. «We were supposed to close it in Boston. She had to postpone her show. I hope she sees this. I apologize for that, but we did it today.»
Live Nation said in a statement that all tickets for the Thursday night concert will be accepted on Friday.
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«Due to the Atlanta Hawks playoff game, the Janet Jackson Show originally scheduled for Thursday, April 27 at state farm stadium It has been moved to Friday, April 28. All tickets for the Thursday night show will be valid for Friday night. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase for those unable to attend,» the company said.
Tatum scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Celtics’ win, as Boston went on an 11-0 run late in the fourth quarter to clinch the win.
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«We talked about finishing the game,» Celtics center Al Horford said. «I felt like the last game, for the most part, we were okay. But tonight there was that sense of urgency. We understood how important it was not to extend the series.»
Boston will face the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round.
Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report