Celtics’ Media Avail: Theis’ status for Saturday still uncertain

The Celtics held practice in Waltham on Thursday, where we heard from Brad Stevens, Marcus Smart, and Aron Baynes

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Oct 2, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics forward Daniel Theis (27) saves the ball from going out of bounds and passes past Charlotte Hornets forward Mangok Mathiang (9) during the second half of the Boston Celtics 94-80 win over the Charlotte Hornets in a preseason game at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

WALTHAM – The Boston Celtics held practice on Thursday afternoon before flying to Houston on Friday. This came less than 24 hours after the Celtics blew out the Charlotte Hornets at TD Garden, 134-106. We were able to hear from Brad StevensAron Baynes, and Marcus Smart following the workout.

Coach Stevens addressed Daniel Theis’ hamstring injury that kept him out of Wednesday night’s game. The German big man went through additional testing today, and Stevens said that, “Our plan of attack prior to the testing is that he would travel (to Houston Friday).” His status for Saturday’s game remains uncertain.

Stevens, Baynes, and Smart were all asked to comment on James Harden’s vicious drop of Clippers wing Wesley Johnson. Some were more talkative than others. All of this and more can be heard below.

PRACTICE REPORT (3/1/18):