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Celtics to hobble into Toronto missing Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum (knees) and other key team members

Celtics to hobble into Toronto missing Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum (knees) and other key team members

The Boston Celtics travel to take on the Toronto Raptors tonight while missing four out of five starters just after notching first place in the Eastern Conference standings.

#NEBHInjuryReport vs. Toronto:

Jaylen Brown (right knee tendinopathy) – OUT
Al Horford (personal reasons) – OUT
Jayson Tatum (right patella tendinopathy) – OUT
Robert Williams (left knee lateral meniscal tear) – OUT

โ€” Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 28, 2022

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum almost didnโ€™t play yesterday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. They did, and it turned into a blowout win that had some sad consequences with the news of Robert Williamsโ€™ meniscus tear. For the Jays, neither injury is expected to be long-term, and sitting out the second night of a road back-to-back is just being wisely cautious. While earning the teamโ€™s seventh straight win tonight would be extremely helpful toward both clinching a playoff spot and confirming a tight hold on the No. 1 seed, good health is even more…

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