Celtics lose to Nets, lose Smart

The Boston Celtics not only lost to the Brooklyn Nets, they also lost one of their best defensive players in Marcus Smart who is expected to be out for over two weeks with a subluxation of the proximal tibfib joint.  Explanation coming:

“The proximal tibfib joint is where the top of the fibula, the little bone on the outside of the leg, is attached to the tibia, the large shin bone,” explained Dr. Mark Adickes, co-medical director of the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

“If you have a subluxation, the contact tore ligaments as the fibulae head actually moved out of place and then returned to an anatomical position. I liken this injury to an MCL in that it is a soft-tissue injury that has great blood supply and generally heals on its own, provided the fibula is in the correct position.”

The Celtics hit the road to face the Atlanta Hawks tomorrow night before returning home for a game against the 76ers.  Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to get yours today!

 

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Two big games coming up for Celtics

The Boston Celtics are hoping to take their win against the Wizards and build on it as they face the Milwaukee Bucks tonight.  The Bucks have reeled off four wins in a row and are looking to keep that streak going.

The Celtics are leading the NBA in forcing turnovers with 20+ a game and look to continue that against the Bucks with their full cast of characters after Marcus Smart sat out the last two games and Jae Crowder suffered a knee bruise against the Nets.

“We prefer to have our whole team available,” coach Brad Stevens said. “At the same time, we’ve got good depth in those spots and guys that are very reliable.”

Ticket are still available for tomorrows home game against the Indiana Pacers so be sure to get yours today and help cheer on your Boston Celtics!

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Celtics hit the road, face Pacers

The Boston Celtics have had a rough time of it out of the gate this early part of the season.  Tonight they face the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.   After opening the season with a win over the Wizards, the Celtics lost two in a row to two very good teams in the Charlotte Hornets and San Antonio Spurs.

The Pacers posted their first win of the season last night against the Detroit Pistons 94-82. The Celtics will come back home and face the Washington Wizards on Friday  Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to get yours today

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