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NBA Injury Update: Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown to miss at least one week due to hamstring injury

  • Coach Brad Stevens has done a brilliant job of leading an injury-ridden Celtics lineup to an imposing 42-19 record at the moment.
Achyut Dubey
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Modified 05 Mar 2020, 19:33 IST

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Brown's scoring average this season has jumped by over 7 PPG from last year.

The Boston Celtics have found it really hard to maintain a healthy core all year long. The group of of Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart and Gordon Hayward has only played 14 games together so far.

Adding to their list of injuries, Jaylen Brown is now expected to miss at least one week, owing to his hamstring issue.


The 2016 third overall pick had only missed three games this year for the Celtics, before going down with a hamstring issue recently. He has started in all 50 games he has played for Boston this year, and averages 20.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 34.0 minutes per contest so far.


Also read: NBA Injury Update: Gordon Hayward likely to miss game against Cleveland due to right knee contusion


His numbers have seen an apparent surge this season, and he is now an integral part of the Celtics' final dash for an improved playoff seeding. They are currently one game behind the second seed Toronto Raptors (43-18), having slipped to the third spot after losing three of their last six matchups.

Coach Brad Stevens has done a brilliant job of leading an injury-ridden lineup to an imposing 42-19 record at the moment.

Published 05 Mar 2020, 19:33 IST
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