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November 9, 2014 Updates

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have assigned forward Dwight Powell to the Maine Red Claws. Powell, a 6’11 forward, appeared in six contests for the Celtics during the preseason and averaged 1.7 points and 1.2 rebounds in 9.0 minutes per game over that span. NBA.com

Based on early returns, Marcus Smart is very good at ducking. The Celtics medical staff confirmed yesterday morning that the rookie guard certainly ducked fate with the diagnosis of a left ankle sprain and bone bruise, and nothing more. Based on the sight of Smart writhing on the floor in obvious pain during Friday night’s fourth quarter against Indiana, followed by a stretcher ride off the Garden floor, many envisioned something worse. Instead, the initial estimate has Smart missing 2-3 weeks of action. “You always wonder if something could have been worse,” Danny Ainge said yesterday after getting the news. “It’s a setback, albeit a minor setback. But he won’t be back until we’re sure he’s ready to go.” Boston Herald

Zeller was also smiling for another reason last night. He suffered a poke in the eye during Friday night’s win over the Pacers that had a particularly uncomfortable result. “My contact lens just went back in my eye,” he said. “We were trying to find it and I couldn’t find it, so someone went out back and found a mirror. Eventually it worked its way back out. The problem is that I could feel my contact back there, I just couldn’t find it. Without my contacts I’m blind. I needed it.” Boston Herald

November 8, 2014 Updates

Think you will ever go back to Boston? Pierce: "Definitely. Maybe as a player, maybe as a coach, maybe upstairs [in the front office]. I follow what they are doing. I went back to Boston twice this summer, went to their practice facility. I keep up with them." Sports Illustrated

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will miss Saturday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls in order to have a screw removed from his surgically repaired left hand, according to the team. The Celtics made the announcement late Friday night, just prior to the team charter leaving for Chicago following the Boston’s 101-98 win over the Indiana Pacers. Boston Globe

Additional tests on Marcus Smart's left ankle injury showed the 6-foot-4 guard has a "bad sprain," according to a league source. While it remains to be seen just how long his recovery time will be, it alleviates what was shaping up to be Boston's worst fear - bone breakage. CSNNE.com

November 7, 2014 Updates

Chris Forsberg: Doctors attending to Marcus Smart (CSN screenshot) http://t.co/XPuoVZxlKl Twitter @ESPNForsberg

SI.com: Think you will ever go back to Boston? Pierce: "Definitely. Maybe as a player, maybe as a coach, maybe upstairs [in the front office]. I follow what they are doing. I went back to Boston twice this summer, went to their practice facility. I keep up with them." Sports Illustrated

Back in Boston for the beginning of the NBA season, Austin sees Owen on the court before the game and runs over to give him a high-five. There are a dozen boys and girls with Marfan there, many of whom had never met another kid like them before this trip. The Celtics have partnered with the Marfan Foundation this season, and tonight they're honoring Austin with their "Heroes Among Us" award. At a break in the second quarter, Austin walks onto the court. He hears the sweet sound of his name and a more thunderous roar than when Rajon Rondo was introduced in the starting lineup. A crowd of 18,000 is on its feet. Sports Illustrated

November 6, 2014 Updates

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN CELTICS HISTORY

How bright is Boston's history? Well, the first 19 players in the list won NBA titles with the team.

   

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