Tonight, the Boston Celtics, coming off of three straight losses, will tackle the Cleveland Cavaliers on the tail finish of a back-to-back. Regardless of already dropping Jaylen Brown for the remainder of the season and Robert Williams III for an indefinite interval, the Celtics will proceed to relaxation Kemba Walker on the second nights of back-to-backs tonight in opposition to Cleveland whereas Marcus Good has additionally been dominated out. For the file, this isn’t the identical calf that was strained within the harm he sustained on the finish of January that stored him out till the All-Star break.
Celtics harm report for tonight’s recreation at Cleveland:
Jaylen Brown – Left Scapholunate Ligament Tear – OUT
Marcus Good – Proper Calf Contusion – OUT
Kemba Walker – Left Knee Harm Administration – OUT
Robert Williams – Left Foot Turf Toe – OUT
— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) May 12, 2021
The Marcus Good information is the one information I didn’t see coming, seeing as how there was no details about a calf harm launched previous to at this time. Hopefully that is extra of a load administration challenge than anything, however as info is launched we’ll have a clearer image of how Marcus Good is feeling and his standing shifting ahead. He’s in the midst of getting out of a short a stoop, so hopefully he’ll be alright because the Celtics hope to increase their season so long as doable with a shorthanded workforce.
There’s additionally this:
Yesterday Brad Stevens mentioned the Celtics would handle their lineups “appropriately” given their seeding place.
Tonight’s harm record: pic.twitter.com/PoR3xZdFOT
— Tom Westerholm (@Tom_NBA) May 12, 2021
So possibly all is effectively and Good is simply getting some much-needed relaxation. We’ll know extra as media availability approaches.
The Celtics tackle the Cavs tonight in Cleveland at 8:00 PM EST.