The Celtics receiving some relatively good news on the status of injured guard Marcus Smart.
According to the Vertical’s Shams Charania, Smart could be set to return to action at the six week mark of his recovery from thumb surgery (April 27th.)
Sources: Celtics guard Marcus Smart had reevaluation on torn right UCL Monday in New York and is expected to receive clearance to return to game action at six-week mark of surgery (April 27). Smart has been cleared to start light non-contact shooting.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 9, 2018
The Celtics are pretty much locked in as the two seed in the Eastern Conference but who they’ll play in the first round of the NBA Playoffs remains a mystery. With Kyrie Irving out for the season the Celtics could definitely use Smart in the lineup provided they are able to advance to the second round.
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