MRI on Jerryd Bayless' knee revealed a bruise and he may rejoin the team Monday in Philadelphia.

The Celtics dodged a bullet with this latest news, although a healthy Bayless will not change the fact that the Celtics are one of the worst teams in the Eastern Conference. There is a chance Bayless could return to a reserve role on Monday, but at this stage in the season there is no reason to rush him back if he is not at 100 percent health. ANALYST: Matthew Beck