Porzingis (calf) will miss the quarterfinals against the Pacers
Porzingis was ruled out of facing the Pacers in the quarterfinals due to a calf strain.
boston celtics player, Kristaps Porzingiswas excluded from the quarter-final match of the season championship Monday against the Indiana Pacers as he continues to recover from an injury Left calf strain.
Porzingis suffered the injury on November 24 in a loss to the Orlando Magic and He has missed Boston’s last three games.
The former All-Star, coach Joe Mazzola said last Sunday It will be re-evaluated “in a week or so.”
Porzingis is having a strong first season with the CelticsAveraged nearly 19 points on 54.7% shooting from the field.
For the Pacers, Star point guard Therese Halliburton He missed Saturday’s win over the Miami Heat due to a non-COVID-19 illness He suffered a bone bruise in his right knee and was listed as questionable for the quarterfinals on Monday due to a knee injury. pacers forward, Jalen SmithHe came out with injuries to his left knee and heel.
The Pacers and Celtics won their respective series and meet the No. 2 and 3 seeds in the East, respectively. The winner of Monday’s tournament will advance to the semifinals in Las Vegas