An Achilles strain will keep Marcus Smart out of Boston’s Monday night tilt against the Philadelphia 76ers.
As Boston’s offense has started to sputter, Rondo has turned into nearly a non-factor from a scoring perspective.
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is glad to have Marcus Smart back, but hopes the rookie can be more consistent “sooner rather than later.”
The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards played 58 minutes of basketball on Monday night, but Rajon Rondo found himself on the bench for the final 27 minutes of the contest.
Prior to Wednesday night’s game, Boston fans had seen two versions of second-year center Kelly Olynyk this season.
Danny Ainge joined Toucher & Rich on Thursday to discuss Wednesday’s win over Detroit, and Boston’s recent string of blown leads.
Mike Gorman joined Toucher & Rich on Wednesday to discuss the Celtics’ struggles with closing out games.
After the Celtics blew another huge lead Tuesday night, CBS Boston’s Andrew Celani suggests we should start examining Brad Stevens more critically.
“I don’t know. Just recover. It’s my life. It’s all I can do right now.”
The Celtics’ commitment to defense finally showed up in Sunday’s loss to Portland.