In his morning meeting with the media, Brad Stevens told reporters that Jaylen Brown is a game-time decision for Game 2 with a hamstring injury. He also said that if Brown plays in the game he will come off the bench, keeping Marcus Smart in the starting five.
Jaylen Brown (hamstring) remains doubtful. #Celtics Brad Stevens said Brown would come off the bench if he does play, asking that he will keep the same starting 5 as Game 1.— A. Sherrod Blakely (@ASherrodblakely) May 3, 2018
Brown did not participate in yesterday’s practice but went through a running test today as well as some light shooting. This isn’t a major change to what Stevens said yesterday, but we will update this post when Brown’s final status is revealed.
The Celtics and Sixers tip off Game 2 at 8:30 p.m. EST as the Celtics try to go up 2-0 in this second round series with their rivals from Philadelphia.