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MRIs reveal Smart will miss at least two games, Turner to play

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The Celtics announced early Saturday afternoon that both Marcus Smart (left leg) and Evan Turner (right leg) underwent MRIs following Friday night's win over the Brooklyn Nets.

Smart, who left the game midway through the fourth quarter with what the team then called a "bruised left knee", is now expected to miss Boston's next two games on the road against the Nets and the Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics' second-year point guard was diagnosed with a "lower left leg injury", per the team.

Turner, on the other hand, is not expected to miss any time due to injury but was diagnosed with a "right leg strain" -- an injury he's been dealing with since the preseason.

While the Celtics were less-than-specific with the diagnoses, sources revealed details to WEEI's Mike Petraglia:

The results of the MRIs and extent of the damage to their knees is unknown. Medical personnel fear damage to Turner's meniscus and poplitel tendon and a tibiofibular subluxation for Smart, according to the source.

Again, these diagnoses are still a little bit vague but at least we have a bit of an idea with what Smart and Turner might be dealing with.

Hopefully these are just minor setbacks, especially in Smart's case since he has already missed time this season with a toe injury.