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Robert Williams III (back) set to return Friday against Indiana

The Celtics will have a clean bill of health in what feels like forever.

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After going down hard in a fall against the Charlotte Hornets last Saturday, Robert Williams III is set to return to the active list as the Boston Celtics take on the Indiana Pacers on Friday for what’s one of the two most important games left in the regular season.

Robert Williams III was diagnosed with a lower back contusion after a tough fall on a putback dunk attempt in his lone career start. He missed Sunday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs as well as Tuesday’s game against the Cleveland Cavs. The Celtics sit a single game behind the Indiana Pacers in the standings, so Friday’s game could give Boston the current tiebreaker and put them in the fourth seed with under two weeks left in the season.

The fully healthy Celtics take on the Indiana Pacers tomorrow night at 7PM EST.

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