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Injury Update: Jayson Tatum’s MRI comes back “Completely clean”

After shootaround in Washington, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens shared updates on Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart’s progress.

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Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart are making progress with their respective injuries, both suffered during Sunday’s eventual loss to the Orlando Magic. At shootaround on Tuesday in Washington, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens provided updates.

Both starters’ health is critical for Boston headed into the postseason, which tips off this weekend. NBC Sports Boston’s Chris Forsberg had more detail from Stevens:

Tatum and Smart are just two of the numerous Celtics expected to sit tonight against the Washington Wizards. As a result, Guerschon Yabusele fans everywhere will scooch to the edges of their couches and barstools in anticipation.

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