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TD Garden filled with celebrities, athletes for C's-Mavs Game 1

Boston was buzzing on Thursday night.

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The stars are out for Game 1 of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden.

As expected, plenty of celebrities and star athletes flocked to Boston to watch the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks face off on Thursday night. Actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg showed up to support their hometown team, UFC president and New England native Dana White took in the action, and a number of Celtics alumni showed up along with several notable Patriots and Bruins figures.

Here's the full list of celebrities and athletes in attendance for Game 1:


  • Mark Wahlberg (Actor)
  • Donnie Wahlberg (Actor)
  • Jenny McCarthy (Actress)

NBA/Celtics alumni

  • Adam Silver (NBA commissioner)
  • Mark Tatum (NBA deputy commissioner)
  • Mark Cuban (Mavericks minority owner)
  • Shaquille O'Neal (analyst/ex-NBA star)
  • Family of late NBA legend Bill Walton
  • Jeannine Russell (wife of late Celtics legend Bill Russell)
  • Eddie House (2008 NBA champion with Celtics)
  • Leon Powe (2008 NBA champion with Celtics)
  • Dana Barros (Celtics alumni)
  • Tacko Fall (Celtics alumni)
  • Jason Terry (Celtics and Mavericks alumni)
  • Kenny Anderson (Celtics alumni)
  • Duncan Robinson (Miami Heat)
  • Andre Drummond (Chicago Bulls)

Premier League

  • Pep Guardiola (Manchester City manager)

College Basketball

  • Geno Auriemma (UConn women's basketball coach)


  • Dana White (UFC president and CEO)


  • Cam Neely (Bruins president)
  • Zdeno Chara (Former Bruins defenseman)


  • Matthew Judon (Linebacker) 
  • Jonathan Jones (Cornerback) 
  • Anfernee Jennings (Linebacker) 
  • Keion White (Defensive end) 


  • Christian Wilkins (Raiders)
  • Maxx Crosby (Raiders)
  • Jeffrey Lurie (Eagles owner)
  • Julian Lurie (Eagles owner)
  • Jalen Hurts (Eagles)
  • AJ Brown (Eagles)
  • DeVonta Smith (Eagles)
  • Brandon Graham (Eagles)
  • Darius Slay (Eagles)
  • Dallas Goedert (Eagles)
  • Jordan Mailata (Eagles)

Game 1 of the 2024 NBA Finals tips off at 8:30 p.m. ET.

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