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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Celtics Injury Update: Smart out Monday versus 76ers

By on 12/14/2014 01:30:00 PM

The Boston Celtics head into Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a record of 7-14, third in the Atlantic Division. The Celtics look to rebound from a 101-85 loss to the New York Knicks on Friday. They will be shorthanded on Monday, as Marcus Smart will miss the game due to an Achilles tendon injury. 

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Jay King, who covers the Celtics for, tweeted the following update on Smart. added that although Smart could return on Wednesday, he hasn't been an integral part of the rotation.  Expect Evan Turner to see additional playing with in Smart's absence.

Smart, in his rookie season out of Oklahoma State, is averaging 5.9 points on just 33 percent shooting from the floor, in 10 games this season. His best game this season was against the Washington Wizards on December 8 when he scored 23 points in 35 minutes.

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