The Boston Celtics now not have Jaylen Brown earlier than Saturday's sport in opposition to the Phoenix Suns. Now, they may lose their beginning base. Kemba Walker is questionable as a consequence of knee ache, in keeping with Chris Forsberg of NBC Sports activities Boston:
Along with the damage report: Kemba Walker, ache within the left knee, is now questionable.
– Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) January 18, 2020
Walker missed three video games in early January as a consequence of flu-like signs. And now plainly his knee may power him out of motion on Saturday.
The 29-year-old comes from a ridiculous efficiency in opposition to the Milwaukee Bucks wherein Walker saved the Celtics nearly helpless within the sport. Walker scored 40 factors on 14 of 23 photographs, whereas additionally including 11 rebounds as Boston fell brief.
Celtics youth Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum have elevated their scoring load this season. However the Boston offensive nonetheless appears to revolve round Walker. The three-time All-Star excels in taking part in off the ball, however he’s additionally essentially the most succesful participant and participant within the Celtics, particularly within the midfield.
Coach Brad Stevens admitted that Walker's efficiency was the one motive his group had an opportunity to beat the Bucks (from NBC Sports activities Boston by Yahoo Sports activities):
"It's terribly particular," Stevens stated in his post-game feedback. "He was the one motive we had an opportunity."
Walker's sport and compliments are notable for the Celtics, who introduced the Bronx native to interchange Kyrie Irving final summer time. Whereas Irving continues to battle with the Nets in Brooklyn, Walker helps the Celtics get again to the highest of the Japanese Convention.
Boston has misplaced 5 of its final seven, however they’re nonetheless third within the East. The Celtics will likely be cautious with Walker, who may have the keys to his success.
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