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Amir Johnson Headshot

Johnson was held out of Monday's practice and is expected to have an MRI performed on his right shoulder, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports.

Johnson moved back into the starting lineup for Game 3 on Sunday, but eventually hurt his shoulder, which limited him to a total of nine minutes. The Celtics are going to have Johnson go in for an MRI to make sure he's not dealing with something more serious and that should give us a better indication for how long it could keep him on the sidelines. For now, consider Johnson questionable going into Game 4 on Tuesday, with another update likely coming following his MRI.
2:29 pm (EST)
Andre Iguodala Headshot

Iguodala (knee) will play in Monday's Game 4 against the Spurs, Anthony Slater of the Bay Area News Group reports.

This comes as no surprise given that Iguodala was listed as probable following Sunday's practice, and the swingman is expected to be a full go for Monday's contest. Iguodala will once again serve as a key reserve as the Warriors look to close out the series against the Spurs Monday night, and he'll likely return to playing his regular dose of around 25-plus minutes.
12:50 pm (EST)
Guerschon Yabusele Headshot

Yabusele recently underwent surgery to remove bone spurs from both of his feet and is not likely to play in this year's summer league, Chris Fosberg of ESPN reports.

Yabusele was selected by the Celtics with the 16h overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft but spent much of last season in China before playing in the D-League in March. Yabusele averaged 12.8 points and 5.4 rebounds in 27.3 minutes per game with the Maine Red Claws during their playoff run and potentially could have joined Boston for the 2017-18 season had they left a roster spot open for him. The team will likely update update the big man's status throughout the summer, but his absence from summer league surely won't help ease his transition into the NBA.
12:42 pm (EST)
Paul Millsap Headshot

Milsap opted out of his $21.4 million contract for next season Monday and will become an unrestricted free agent, Shams Charania of The Vertical reports.

As expected, Milsap is opting out of his current contract and will likely be seeking out a max deal. Milsap said back in early May that he wanted to remain with the Hawks, and Atlanta has the ability to offer the All-Star a max contract that pays around $205 million over five years. At 32 years old, it's a lot of money to invest in him, but given that Milsap will be the top power forward on the market this offseason, the Hawks will likely have no choice but to pay him that max deal if they wish to retain their star veteran.
12:10 pm (EST)
Kelly Olynyk Headshot

Olynyk banged out 15 points (5-8 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three rebounds, and two assists from 23 minutes in Sunday's 111-108 Game 3 win in Cleveland.

The Clynyk was a big part of the second half rotations that helped Boston eliminate a 21-point third quarter deficit. With Isaiah Thomas out, coach Brad Stevens probably prefers Olynyk's offensive skill set relative to Amir Johnson's gritty defense. Johnson also suffered a shoulder strain during Game 3. Look for Olynyk to again play 20-plus minutes during Tuesday night's Game 4 in Cleveland.
8:18 am (EST)
Jonas Jerebko Headshot

Jerebko efficiently delivered 10 points (4-4 FG, 2-2 3Pt), five rebounds, one assist and one block from 13 minutes in Sunday's 111-108 Game 3 win in Cleveland.

After four straight DNP's, the Swedish Bird has now played in Boston's last two playoff games. He was clutch in the Game 3 win, hitting all his shots, including a quick go-head jumper with 30 seconds remaining in the fourth. The absence of Isaiah Thomas forces coach Brad Stevens to look to his bench for added scoring. Jerebko and his Celtics teammates will look to even the series Tuesday night in Cleveland.
8:10 am (EST)
Al Horford Headshot

Horford supplied 16 points (7-18 FG, 2-6 3Pt), six assists, two rebounds and one steal across 36 minutes in Sunday's 111-108 Game 3 win in Cleveland.

Horford stat line should have included one extra trey, as he drained a key triple late in the fourth, but the refs incorrectly called it a two. This marks the second game of the playoffs where Big Al gathered only two boards, but his dimes, low turnovers (1) and solid defense made up for the lack of rebounds. Boston hopes to even the series on Tuesday night at Cleveland. Sunday's win guarantees the series will return to Boston for at least one more game.
8:04 am (EST)
Kevin Love Headshot

Love scored 28 points (8-16 FG, 7-13 3Pt, 5-6 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, three assists and three blocks across 36 minutes during Sunday's 111-108 loss to the Celtics.

Love came out on fire from downtown, knocking down seven three-point attempts in the first half to help his team build a lead. He wasn't nearly as effective in the second half and knocked down just one of four attempts from the field. Love was also active on the glass again, registering his third double-double in as many games. He is averaging 27 points to go along with 11.3 rebounds per game and will look to put together a complete performance in Game 4 after this surprising defeat.
Yesterday 11:59 pm (EST)
Marcus Smart Headshot

Smart started Sunday's 111-108 win over the Cavaliers, finishing with 27 points (8-14 FG, 7-10 3Pt, 4-6 FT), seven assists, five rebounds, two steals and one block across 41 minutes.

Smart, who slotted into the starting unit in the absence of Isaiah Thomas (hip), delivered a dynamic all-around performance to help spark a huge late comeback. He led the team in scoring, despite finishing fourth in shot attempts, thanks to a tremendous showing from beyond the arc. Smart will clearly play a huge role for the duration of the series if Sunday's effort is anything to go by, and he could continue exploiting an opposing backcourt that has struggled defensively at times.
Yesterday 11:43 pm (EST)
Avery Bradley Headshot

Bradley scored 20 points (8-23 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 1-2 FT) while adding four assists, three rebounds and two steals across 42 minutes during Sunday's 111-108 win over the Cavaliers.

Bradley took on an increased role at the offensive end in the absence of Isaiah Thomas (hip), and although he struggled to connect at times, he hit the biggest shot of the series -- a three-pointer that clanked off the rim and then the glass before falling down to take the lead with less than a second left. He also played his usual dogged defense and was part of an effort that held LeBron James to 11 points on the night. Bradley will need to continue producing at both ends if his team stands a chance in the series, and he should continue seeing extra looks in Game 4.
Yesterday 11:36 pm (EST)
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