Marcus Smart cleared of COVID-19

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been given a clean bill of health. Smart revealed the diagnosis in a tweet on Sunday. Back on March 19, Smart revealed that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. This bit of good news comes on the heels of the Utah Jazz announcing Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell and personnel were coronavirus-free.

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Celtics rearrange schedule to attend Kobe Bryant memorial

From Sean T. McGuire of NESN The Boston Celtics will have the opportunity to attend the memorial for former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant at the Staples Center on Feb. 24. The Celtics pushed back their departing flight from Los Angeles so players and staff will be able to attend the memorial, according to The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach. The memorial for Bryant is set for 10 a.m. the morning after the Celtics play the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center at 3:30 p.m. ET. “I knew we’d have a…

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Kemba Walker out with flu versus Hawks

According to NBC Sports Boston’s Chris Forsborg, Celtics guard Kemba Walker will miss the team’s game Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks with the flu. This will be the second missed game of the season for Walker. Kemba is averaging 22.5 points, 5.2 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game.

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Jaylen Brown out Tuesday against Hornets

The Boston Celtics announced that forward Jaylen Brown will miss their Tuesday night game against the Charlotte Hornets with an illness. The Celtics will also be down two centers as Vincent Poirier will be out with a fracture of his right pinkie, while Robert Williams suffered a left hip bone edema.

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Gordon Hayward “go to go” for X-Mas day game

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said that forward Gordon Hayward was “good to go” for their Christmas Day game against the Toronto Raptors. Hayward has missed the three previous games with a foot injury. A subsequent MRI reveled no structural damage. After suffering a devasting injury ( a fractured left tibia and a dislocated ankle) 5 minutes into his Celtic career. He returned last year, appearing in 72 games ( 18 starts) averaging just 11.5 points per game. In the 11 games he’s played in this season, Hayward had…

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Gordon Hayward out tonight versus Pistons

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss the team’s Friday night game against the Detroit Pistons. Hayward had been scratched from the Celtics’ game versus the Mavericks on Wednesday. Head coach Brad Stevens said Hayward has been dealing with pain in his left foot for a few weeks. John Karalis of MassLive.com reports that Hayward underwent an MRI and no structural damage was found.

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Gordon Hayward will be out six weeks after hand surgery

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward left the team’s game against the San Antonio Spurs with an injured left hand after colliding with LaMarcus Aldridge. Hayward met with doctors and it was determined that surgery would be the best course of action. The Celtics announced a few hours later that Hayward underwent successful surgery and he would be out for six weeks. When he returns, the hope is that he can resume the level of play , which looked like the All-Star the team signed back in 2017, he exhibited in…

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