December 12, 2017, 8:40 am
“He got kneed in the quad on Sunday and had some discomfort this morning” Stevens said. “It didn’t seem like something that could become a long term problem but who knows with muscular injuries?” Sunday in Detroit began a stretch of eight games in 12 days for the Celtics and we would expect them to err on the side of caution with their All Star point guard. They have 14 back-to-backs on their schedule and three of those sets come within these eight games. Kyrie should be considered questionable for Wednesday’s game while Marcus Smart will continue to start in case Irving has to miss more time.