After losing Aron Baynes to a left ankle injury, the Celtics will have to finish this game without another defensive stalwart. After getting elbowed by Joel Embiid, Marcus Smart shoved the Philly big man and was immediately ejected after the altercation.
Marcus Smart was ejected and Joel Embiid got a technical after this altercation in Philly. pic.twitter.com/qzisA0gvxO— ESPN (@espn) March 21, 2019
Boston is already without Gordon Hayward as he progresses through the NBA’s concussion protocol. Smart finishes the game with 3 points and 4 assists.