Don’t be surprised if Payton Pritchard returns as early as next week.
The Boston Celtics rookie last week suffered an MCL sprain during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Pritchard, initially given a two-week timetable for returning to on-court activities, could play next Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings, according to Forbes’ Chris Grenham.
Here’s his report:
This certainly is good news considering how serious Pritchard’s injury appeared to be when he suffered it.
The Oregon product is averaging 7.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per season through 14 games this season.