Jaylen Brown dealing with a sore right foot
Brown, who’s currently listed as questionable for Thursday night’s game, says he started experiencing pain about a week ago, and it’s been building since. He noted that his injury is “sort of” like plantar fasciitis, which can cause pain in the heel and other regions of the foot.
Jaylen Brown says his sore right foot is "sort of like a plantar (fascia)" injury. He says the pain began to surface about a week ago. He's questionable for tonight.
— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) November 1, 2018
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens noted that Jaylen Brown will meet with an orthotics specialist in an attempt to alleviate the pain.
Brown, now 22 years of age, has made seven appearances with the Celtics this season, averaging 10.9 points on 36.0 percent shooting from the field (32.1 percent from beyond the arc), 4.1 rebounds, and 1.9 assists in 29.1 minutes per outing. In his most recent performance — a 108-105 win against the Detroit Pistons — the Georgia native posted 14 points, five rebounds, three assists, one block and one steal.
If Jaylen Brown is unable to play in Thursday night’s game, Marcus Smart and Semi Ojeleye will likely see an up-tick in minutes.
Thursday night’s Celtics-Bucks match-up is scheduled to tip inside TD Garden at 8:00 p.m. EST with TNT having live broadcast coverage. The Bucks will be coming to Beantown with a 2-0 record on the road, while Boston is 2-1 at home.
After a bit of a shaky start, the Celtics have rattled off three straight wins to bring their record to 5-2. Let’s see if they can keep their momentum rolling.