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Raptors’ Fred Van Vleet out Game 3 vs. Wizards, considered day-to-day

The Toronto Raptors have been healthy for most of the season, but on Friday night, they will be without backup point guard Fred Van Vleet in Game 3 against the Washington Wizards, per Wizards.com writer Zach Rosen. Van Vleet has been dealing with a shoulder injury over the last couple of weeks, and it looks […] The post Raptors’ Fred Van Vleet out Game 3 vs. Wizards, considered day-to-day appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Raptors news: DeMar DeRozan’s ailing father sent inspiring video message to team

DeMar DeRozan’s father has been in a hospital due to several health issues over the last couple of months. On Wednesday afternoon, however, Raptors head coach Dwane Casey shared news that DeRozan’s father sent a video to the entire Toronto Raptors team, hoping to share a message of hope. Per Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun: […] The post Raptors news: DeMar DeRozan’s ailing father sent inspiring video message to team appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Washington Post

Wizards-Raptors Game 1 live updates: Can Washington shake off a bad ending to the regular season?

The NBA playoffs are here! The Wizards open the postseason north of the border against the Toronto Raptors, tipping off at 5:30 p.m. Eastern. On Thursday, Washington announced that forward Mike Scott is going through concussion protocol and that the team had signed veteran guard Ty Lawson for the playoffs. Friday, the league suspended Wizards […]

Orlando Magic Daily

Terrence Ross listed as probable Sunday, could make return from November injury

Terrence Ross was surprisingly listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Toronto Raptors. That could mean he will return from his November injury. Before every game right now, the Orlando Magic are usually listing updates on who is not playing. among the main roster players, there is some impetus to give them breaks and […] Terrence Ross listed as probable Sunday, could make return from November injury - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Celtics notebook: Terry Rozier happy to be back in lineup

TORONTO — Terry Rozier didn’t get word from the training staff that he was ready to play last night until roughly 45 minutes prior to tip-off against the Raptors.The point guard’s already easy smile had a transforming effect, something akin to joy. All he wants to do is play basketball, and from Rozier’s recollection, his ankle-related scratch in Milwaukee Tuesday night was the first time, ever, that he missed a game to injury.“Usually if I missed a game it was because I did something in school or something like that,” he said.That’s why the Celtics’ loss in Milwaukee was...


Celtics fall in Milwaukee 106-102

Boston fails to gain ground on Toronto in the East race With a chance to further close the gap on the Toronto Raptors, the Boston Celtics saw their six-game win streak snapped at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks 106-102. Entering tomorrow’s big game in Toronto, the Celtics still trail the Eastern Conference leaders by two games, following the Raptors loss in Cleveland. Boston had to play the Bucks with only one point guard available, as Terry Rozier missed his first game of the season with an ankle injury and Shane Larkin continues to work his way back from an illness. That mean Kadeem...


Standings update: Celtics prepare for potential playoff matchups

Don’t look now, but Boston is making a push for the #1 seed. We’re twelve days away from the start of the playoffs, and the Boston Celtics continue to press on despite a slew of injuries to key contributors. After a 4-0 week, the Celtics currently sit at 53-23, just two games back of the first place Toronto Raptors. With six games remaining, and one in Toronto, jumping into first is suddenly a very real possibility. Here is the current playoff picture as of today: Regardless of whether or not they finish #1 or #2 in the East, the Celtics have their shortlist of...


Terry Rozier (ankle) questionable vs Bucks

Rozier’s sore ankle has him questionable for the first half of a back to back Brian Robb reported Monday that Celtics guard Terry Rozier is questionable for Tuesday’s road game against the Milwaukee Bucks with a sore ankle. Terry Rozier won't practice due to ankle injury. He is questionable for tomorrow.— Brian Robb (@BrianTRobb) April 2, 2018 Rozier took a hard fall on Saturday when Boston defeated the Toronto Raptors, but he didn’t miss any time and finished the game with 21 points and seven assists. Terry Rozier (ankle) says he’s “fine” and that he feels “way...


Injury Update: Jaylen Brown probable vs Raptors; Shane Larkin out

Brown has soreness in his left big toe; Larkin is ill The Boston Celtics released an updated injury report prior to tonight’s big matchup with the visiting Toronto Raptors: #NEBHInjuryReport for tonight’s game vs. @Raptors:Brown (left great toe soreness) - PROBABLEHayward (left ankle rehab) - OUT Irving (left knee soreness) - OUTLarkin (illness) - OUTSmart (right thumb surgery) - OUTTheis (left knee surgery) - OUT— Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 31, 2018 Jaylen Brown is now probable to play despite some soreness in his left big toe. The surprise is Shane Larkin is out due to an...

The Republican

Boston Celtics injuries: Jaylen Brown added to injury report, but Al Horford, Marcus Morris off it

Boston Celtics big man Al Horford and forward Marcus Morris should return to the lineup Saturday night after being removed from the team's injury report, but Jaylen Brown is listed as questionable for a meeting with the Toronto Raptors.  The...

The Republican

Boston Celtics news: Kyrie Irving extending knee, Jaylen Brown available vs. Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics news: Kyrie Irving is extending his knee after his surgery, and Jaylen Brown is available vs. the Toronto Raptors.


Boston Celtics daily links 3/31/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Globe Do Celtics have second thoughts about top seed? Celtics Green Preview: Raptors (55-20) at Celtics (52-23) Game #76 3/31/18 CelticsBlog Next man up: Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum’s development through Boston’s injury epidemic Lex Nihil Novi Maybe C's Do Have a Bench CLNS Media Draper: Even w/ Kyrie Irving "I'm Still Giving the Edge to Cavaliers" 4X4 With CLNS Media: A Weekly Discussion on the Boston Celtics and the NBA Celtics .com 3/29 TD Bank Film Study: Defensive Switching 3/31 Game Preview: Raptors at Celtics 3/30...


Boston Celtics daily links 3/30/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald The NBA is about to set another 3-point record Bulpett: Celtics’ team-first approach is lifting them up Globe Anatomy of a comeback: How a furious stretch set up the Celtics' game-winner in Utah Celtics’ performance on trip had Danny Ainge jazzed 76ers’ center Joel Embiid needs surgery, out indefinitely Celtics Green Review: Celtics 97- Jazz 94 Game #75 3/28/18 Lex Nihil Novi Powe-Davis Bookends Proving their Worth CLNS Media Westbrook's Blunder in San Antonio Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors Matchup Will Have Major...


Boston Celtics daily links 3/27/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Celtics make it 3-0 on trip with win over Suns Isaiah Thomas leaves Lakers to deal with troublesome hip injury Quietly, the Raptors closing in on East No. 1 seed Celtics continue road run with win over Suns Marcus Smart not a fan of ‘mentor’ role during Celtics’ road trip Globe A look at the Celtics' possible first-round playoff opponents Ray Allen says loyalty doesn't exist in the NBA As Celtics keep winning, shot at No. 1 seed is back in focus Brad Stevens appreciates his view of Horizon from afar ESPN Celtics vs....


Have the Boston Celtics run out of steam?

After a hot start to the 2017-2018 NBA season, the Boston Celtics appear to have cooled off lately. They now stand at 48-23, five games back of the Eastern Conference leaders, the Toronto Raptors. Plagued by injuries and streaky play, have the Celtics simply run out of gas at this point in the season? To […] The post Have the Boston Celtics run out of steam? appeared first on ClutchPoints.