Boston's had a bunch of marquee names battling the injury bug all season long, and the playoffs have been no different.
While Ray Allen has been in and out of the lineup for weeks now thanks to bone chips in his ankle, he showed very few signs of rust in his return to the hardwood in Game 3.
Paul Pierce, however, left the next game with an apparent knee injury before returning to the court, causing some concern among those who recognize how big of an impact Pierce has had on this series from the start. Mickael Pietrus has recovered from his concussion earlier this year to play again, but now is dealing with a nagging hamstring issue that could limit his effectiveness.
Avery Bradley rounds out the list of injured players as well, after dislocating his shoulder at the TD Garden last week. All four players will try to suit up for Game 5 in an attempt to close out the series in Atlanta, but how effective each of them will be remains to be seen.
While the Celtics have battled through injuries in the past, you can never be too careful when it comes to staying healthy this time of the year. Who are you most worried about for the C's?
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