Boston Celtics rule Jaylen Brown out Friday vs. Los Angeles Lakers with hamstring pressure

BOSTON — The Celtics introduced Friday afternoon that star ahead Jaylen Brown would miss his seventh straight recreation Friday evening towards the Los Angeles Lakers with a proper hamstring pressure.

Brown has been out for 2 weeks, since taking part in in each halves of a back-to-back the Celtics received in Orlando and Miami on Nov. 3 and 4. He'd been listed as questionable to play Thursday – the primary time his designation had risen above “out” since he first sat out on Nov. 6 towards the Dallas Mavericks.

Celtics coach Ime Udoka mentioned previous to Wednesday's loss in Atlanta that Brown had begun to ramp up his exercise degree, however that he nonetheless was going to be out for that recreation. Boston had initially mentioned Brown, who's averaging a team-leading 25.6 factors per recreation, would miss 1-2 weeks when he was faraway from the lineup.

Along with Brown being out, the Celtics mentioned middle Robert Williams stays questionable with left knee tendinopathy, whereas Dennis Schroder was added to the harm report with a left ankle sprain.

Williams, who has stepped right into a full-time beginning function for the primary time this season, is averaging 10 factors, 9.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 73.4 % from the sphere. He left Monday's win in Cleveland early with knee soreness, and likewise sat out of Wednesday's loss in Atlanta.

“Clearly taking part in essentially the most minutes I've performed in my profession, it is one thing I gotta be on prime of, so far as remedy sensible and every little thing else,” mentioned Williams, who agreed on a long-term extension with Boston earlier than the season started.

Schroder, in the meantime, was a brand new arrival on the harm report Friday forward of dealing with the Lakers, whom he performed for final season. Schroder is third on the workforce in factors, averaging 17 factors per recreation together with a team-leading 5.1 assists, after signing a one-year cope with Boston this offseason.

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