Malcolm Brogdon and Marcus Good out, Robert Williams questionable vs. Orlando Magic


The Boston Celtics can be with out two of their major guards of their rotation after they face off in opposition to the Orlando Magic on Monday, January 23. Robert Williams has been listed as questionable for the sport, per the Celtics’ current damage report.

On January 21, because the Celtics confronted the Toronto Raptors, each Good and Williams left the sport after taking knocks and didn’t return for the remainder of the competition. Fortunately, in accordance with Joe Mazzulla, neither participant’s damage was something severe, and their elimination from the rotation was precautionary.

“Rob hyperextended his knee…It’s nothing severe, simply clearly taking precaution. He felt good coming off the courtroom. Good, clearly you noticed, sprained his ankle. X-Rays have been adverse. It’s only a matter of how he’s in a position to deal with it day-to-day,” Mazzulla stated post-game.

Good has been enjoying at an all-career degree this season, each as a scorer and facilitator, and has established himself as a steadying issue throughout the Celtics rotation. As such, his absence, when coupled with Brogdon’s (who has been enjoying his greatest basketball of the season in current weeks), will possible hit the Celtics exhausting. Luckily, Derrick White and Payton Pritchard are each succesful and dependable deputies who Joe Mazzulla can name upon.

Moreover, it’s value noting that the Magic can be buoyed by the return of Jonathan Issac, who hasn’t stepped foot on an NBA flooring because the 2019-20 season. After all, Orlando will even be stuffed with confidence as they face off in opposition to the Celtics, having defeated them on back-to-back events in mid-December in what was a barren run of outcomes for Mazzulla’s workforce.

Orlando has misplaced 4 of their final six video games, whereas the Celtics are presently on a 9-game unbeaten run, having not misplaced since their January 4 recreation in opposition to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder. Nonetheless, with out two of their greatest guards and doubtlessly their greatest rim protector, the Magic can be a stern opponent standing in entrance of the Celtics making it a cool ten video games undefeated.



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