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Aron Baynes leaves game vs. Sixers with left ankle injury

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After holding his own against Joel Embiid, Baynes left the game and headed straight to the locker room after coming down awkwardly.

NBA: Playoffs-Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Aron Baynes had been playing really good defense against Joel Embiid and Boston’s big lineup with him and Al Horford were giving the Sixers fits on both ends of the floor. Unfortunately, this happened:

After about a minute of laying on the floor, Baynes gathered himself and limped straight back to the locker room. Here’s the update from the Celtics:

Baynes missed two games earlier in the year with a left ankle sprain back in December.

UPDATE: Baynes will not return to the game tonight.