Jaylen Brown, coming off of his third 40-point recreation of the season and in the course of one in all his greatest stretches of his profession, would possibly miss tonight’s recreation between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics as a result of feeling below the climate.
Jaylen Brown (sickness, non-COVID) – QUESTIONABLE
Evan Fournier (Well being & Security Protocols) – OUT
Robert Williams (left knee soreness) – OUT
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) April 17, 2021
No additional particulars have been launched, however it might simply be that Brown is feeling below the climate. Given the load he’s carried this 12 months, particularly with a knee that has handled soreness over the previous few months, maybe it could be greatest to simply relaxation him in an abundance of warning.
This season, Jaylen Brown is averaging a career-high (by far) 24.6 factors, 5.8 factors, and most notably, a career-high in assists at 3.4 per recreation. He’s doing this taking pictures a career-high 49.3% from the sphere, a career-high 40% from behind the three-point line, and a career-high 75.4% from the freethrow line. That’s . . . numerous profession highs. He’s earned a break, however we’ll see how he’s feeling forward of tip off tonight.
If Brown is dominated out, it’s probably that Romeo Langford will fill in for him. It’s additionally unknown at the moment if new addition Jabari Parker will probably be obtainable to play, but when he’s, a Brown absence would go away extra minutes obtainable for a debut. However possibly Brown will play; we’ll see!
The Celtics will tackle the Golden State Warriors at 8:30 PM EST on ABC.