The Boston Celtics will have to face the Toronto Raptors without Marcus Smart in a showdown at the Eastern Conference on Monday.
Initially, Smart was said to be suspicious on Boston’s injury list, but then the Celtics downgraded him to “out” due to a right sprain.
In Smart, Kemba Walker is still recovering from a knee injury and Jeff Teague is also injured, covering the position of the starting point guard.
While rookie Peyton Pritchard is expected to spend enough time in guard position in the match on Monday, Tremont Waters surrounds the needs of his team, according to head coach Brad Stevens. I plan to cover it with.
Smart has averaged 12.6 assists and a career record of 6.7 assists in the first seven games of the season. The Celtics launched the 2020/21 campaign with a 4-3 record, thanks to the extraordinary play of the trio of Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart.
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