Celtics Injury Report: Two Players Listed With Injuries For Game 3 Vs. 76ers

Game 3 will tip-off Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. ET.

by Alexandra Francisco

August 20, 2020

The Boston Celtics have listed two players on their injury report. So it appears the early NBA bubble days where the team had no injuries are a thing of the past ahead of Game 3 against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Gordon Hayward remains out with a right ankle sprain that could take four weeks to heal, though that estimate seems conservative.

Additionally, Javonte Green, who played six minutes off the bench and hit a big 3-pointer in Wednesday’s Game 2 win over Philadelphia, is listed as questionable with a right knee sprain.

Ideally, Green will be available to assist in replacing Hayward off the bench, but we’ll see.

Some good news, though: Jaylen Brown is off the injury report completely entering Friday night after being listed as probable ahead of Game 2 thanks to a right thigh contusion from a collision with 76ers big man Joel Embiid.

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