There is still an opportunity to win this series but the Celtics have to use their two days off to reflect on their recent slow starts. And they also likely have to move on without Avery Bradley, who suffered a right hamstring strain and will have an MRI on Sunday, a test that will likely reveal a significant injury.
February 25, 2017 | 5:14 pm EST Update
Deron Williams cleared waivers and has confirmed his intent to join the Cavs for the remainder of the season, according to a source with direct knowledge of the arrangement.
There were no takers on the waiver wire for Williams and what’s left of his $9 million contract, though it is believed Williams’ powerful agent, Jeff Schwartz, warned interested parties not to claim his client — who wanted to join the Cavs.