Boston Celtics followers ought to have been glad following the crew’s Tuesday evening win over the Atlanta Hawks, however as an alternative, they left TD Garden with cautious optimism.
In the primary quarter of the Celtics sport, Jaylen Brown suffered a proper ankle sprain on a driving lay-up try. Following the harm, he didn’t return to the sport.
Following the sport, Celtics head coach Ime Udoka mentioned Brown tried to get again within the sport however finally determined towards it, and that he’s optimistic the harm received’t be critical.
The Celtics are going to hope that finally ends up being true, as he’s a focus to the success of the crew. So far this season, Brown is averaging 23.2 factors, 6.2 rebounds, and three.3 assists per sport, all of which eclipses his profession averages of 16.1 factors, 4.9 rebounds and a couple of.0 assists per sport.
Brown’s presence is all of the extra essential for Boston because it heads deeper into the season in a good playoff battle within the Eastern Conference. Currently, the Celtics maintain the ultimate non-play-in spot within the East with a document of 37-27 sitting sixth within the convention.
But the Celtics have a whole lot of room to maneuver up or down the convention standings with just some wins or losses. The Celtics are at present solely 5.0 video games again of the first-place Miami Heat, however solely 6.5 video games forward of the tenth seeded Atlanta Hawks.