Celtics’ Malcolm Brogdon reportedly coping with partial tendon tear

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The harm might assist clarify Brogdon’s taking pictures struggles by way of 4 video games within the Japanese Convention Finals.

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Malcolm Brogdon throughout Sport 4 of the Japanese Convention Finals. Megan Briggs/Getty Photos

Tonight, the Celtics face the Warmth in a must-win Sport 5 of the Japanese Convention Finals at TD Backyard. Tipoff is ready for 8:30 p.m.

On Wednesday night time, the Angels accomplished the three-game sweep of the Pink Sox, defeating Boston 7-3. The Pink Sox have an off-day on Thursday earlier than dealing with the Diamondbacks in Arizona on Friday night time.

The harm report on Malcolm Brogdon: The Japanese Convention Finals hasn’t precisely been Malcolm Brogdon’s finest statistical achievement by way of 4 video games. The 30-year-old is taking pictures simply 35 % from the sector, and 21.4 % from three-point vary (each of that are important drop-offs from his common season stats).

In keeping with a brand new report, a part of the rationale for Brogdon’s present struggles could possibly be down an ongoing harm he’s been coping with for many of the collection.

Jared Weiss, a Celtics reporter for The Athletic, defined that Brogdon has been “taking part in by way of a partial tear within the tendon popping out of his proper elbow that leads into his forearm.”

Per Weiss, Brogdon suffered the harm whereas going up towards Warmth ahead Kevin Love throughout Sport 1. He was additionally reportedly coping with elbow soreness in the identical arm through the second-round matchup towards the 76ers.

Since being traded from the Pacers to the Celtics in 2022, Brogdon has change into an essential contributor for Boston. His effectiveness coming off the bench led to his profitable the NBA’s Sixth Man of the 12 months award.

Brogdon reportedly intends to persevere regardless of the harm, because the Celtics attempt to proceed climbing out of an 0-3 collection gap.

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Trace: The years they received have been 1972, 1975, 1997, 2007.

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