The 2020 NBA Playoffs get started on Monday, August 17th. While we should see most lineups at full strength, there will always be notable injuries to cover from game-to-game in each series. Here you’ll be able to find all the latest injury news and updates, plus DFS and betting analysis, for the Boston Celtics as they take on the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the playoffs.
Boston Celtics injury updates
Romeo Langford — Wrist (DTD)
Jaylen Brown — Thigh (Available)
Update, Aug. 19 — Brown is available to play in Game 2 vs. the Sixers on Wednesday night.
Update, Aug. 18 — Brown has popped up on the injury report for Game 2 vs. the Sixers with a thigh injury. He’s listed as probable, so it doesn’t appear to be anything serious. Hayward is listed as out and is expected to miss four weeks due to a Grade 3 ankle sprain.
#NEBHInjuryReport for Game 2 vs. Philadelphia:— Boston Celtics (@celtics) August 18, 2020
Jaylen Brown (right thigh contusion) - PROBABLE
Gordon Hayward (right ankle sprain) - OUT
Update, Aug. 16 — It’s good news for Celtics fans because the only player who is in question for Game 1 of the first round is Langford. Everybody else is expected to be a full-go, including Kemba Walker, who was on a minutes limit for most of the seeding round.