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Monday, October 6, 2014

Celtics Injury Update: Marcus Smart and Jeff Green questionable for preseason opener

By on 10/06/2014 06:30:00 AM

The Boston Celtics had a rough 2013-2014 season in which they won just 25 games, fourth in the Atlantic Division. Although in the middle of the pack in points per game allowed, the Celtics had the 26th ranked offense, scoring just 96.2 points per game. Looking to get off to a good start this preseason, the Celtics will open tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers with injury questions, as Marcus Smart and Jeff Green are both questionable.

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Jay King, who covers the Celtics for, tweeted the following Smith's status.
King also tweeted on the injury status of Green. 
Green, a six-year NBA veteran, averaged 16.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game last season. Green started his career with the Seattle Supersonics in 2007-2008 and has also played for the Oklahoma City Thunder before joining the Celtics. He has career averages of 14.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.

Smart, the Celtics 2014 first round draft pick out of Oklahoma State, averaged 18 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game last season. His two year collegiate averages were 16.6 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.

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