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Thumb Injury Could Sideline Boston Celtics’ Chris Wilcox ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg tweeted that Doc Rivers said the Boston Celtics are expected to announced that Chris Wilcox will be sidelined with a thumb injury that could keep him out three to four weeks. Forsberg also tweeted that it is a ulnar collateral sprain, and [...]
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Chris Wilcox didn't play against the Bucks and today we learned that he will be out 3-4 weeks with an ulnar collateral sprain in his right thumb. The injury happened when he attempted to brace his fall in the Chicago game on Tuesday.
The Celtics were already thin at center after the departure of Darko Milicic for Serbia. Now with Wilcox out, thin doesn't seem adequate...
Chris Wilcox (right thumb) and Leandro Barbosa (personal matter not with team) will not play tonight according to #Celtics
— Mike Petraglia (@Trags) December 21, 2012
This explains why the Celtics recalled Kris Joseph from the D-League.
It might also explain why Wilcox was a DNP the other night. Courtney Lee is going to have to step up a little tonight.
The seemingly center-less Celtics, may be without faux center Chris Wilcox for a month according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe:
Chris Wilcox, who played some solid minutes off the bench, could miss a
month with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb,
according to coach Doc Rivers. Wilcox injured the thumb in Tuesday's
loss to the Chicago Bulls while...
The Boston Celtics will be without Chris Wilcox for three-to-four weeks after he suffered a thumb and wrist injury. The injury came last Tuesday against the Chicago Bulls and is diagnosed as a sprained ulnar collateral ligament. According to ESPN's Chris Forsberg, the Celtics are expected sit Wilcox for about a month due to the injury.Doc Rivers said team will announce soon...
After news of Chris Wilcox’s injury, Adrian Wojanarowski has reported that: “The Boston Celtics are signing forward Jarvis Varnado of Sioux Falls in the D-League, league source tells Y! Sports.” In the D-League, Varnado has averaged 14 points, 10 rebounds, and 3.9 blocks per game. Expect Varnado to come off the bench, adding both versatility and [...]
Boston Globe Celtics’ Chris Wilcox could miss a month with a thumb injury – Gary Washburn discusses Wilcox’s situation, as well as other notes from yesterday’s practice. Boston Herald Avery close call – Mark Murphy tells us that Avery Bradley may possibly return as early as this week. ESPN Boston C’s want to stay big when [...]
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said that forward Chris Wilcox will be out three to four weeks with a sprained right thumb. The team announced Monday that they promoted Jarvis Varnado from Sioux Falls of the D-League to take Wilcox's spot on the roster. Varnado appeared in 10 games for the SkyForce and averaged 14.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and a league-best 3.9 blocks in 30...
Boston Celtics forward/center Chris Wilcox will miss nearly a month with an ulnar collateral sprain in his right thumb, according to coach Doc Rivers.
Wilcox injured the thumb on Tuesday in Chicago and has sat out the last two games, though Rivers had admitted he was going to lean on other bigs given Wilcox’s recent defensive struggles. Now the injury will keep him on the shelf...
The Sacramento Kings on Monday reinstated center DeMarcus Cousins. He had been suspended since Saturday after screaming at Kings coach Keith Smart during Friday's loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Cousins, 22, has had runs-ins with team management throughout his three years with the Kings, but told USA Today on Monday that he wants to stay in Sacramento. He admitted he "...
Doc Rivers gave Chris Forsberg & the rest of the media the bad news at today’s practice in Waltham:
Wilcox hurt the thumb in Tuesday’s game vs the Bulls. It’s being called an “ulnar collateral sprain” of his right thumb. Doc says he’s been told Wilcox should be out somewhere from 3 to 4 weeks. Obviously this is not good for a team that is already struggling with...
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I love that title, because the C’s sure have looked like they’ve had none at times this year. And as a Celtics fan, I expect the best every year, and we just haven’t seen it yet. So what’s it going to take...
Doc Rivers Says Avery Bradley Will Not Accompany Team on West Coast Trip In Doc Rivers’ pre-game session with the media, he told them that Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, who has been recovering from double-shoulder surgery, will return in Boston against the Memphis Grizzlies on January 2nd. Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe [...]
The NBA’s scheduling and the C’s performance have often left a lump of coal in fans’ holiday stockings.
A Merry Christmas to readers from BST&N! Although if we’re looking at it from the perspective of our lives as Celtics fans, Christmas has meant a lump of coal lately. In the Doc Rivers’ era, the Celts are 1-3, as part of the marquee Christmas package, including...
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Besides the troubling overtime defeat against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night, Doc Rivers’ team felt their hearts stop when Jeff Green fell to the Red Auerbach Parquet Floor holding his face. Luckily for the green team, it isn’t as major as it looked.
Green suffered a hit to the face from the elbow of Milwaukee’s Ersan Ilyasova at the 27-second mark in overtime...
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Despite a 35-point performance by Paul Pierce, the Milwaukee Bucks close out the season series against Doc Rivers’ team with a 99-94 victory in overtime.
There are many head scratches in the loss so let’s get right to it.
Inconsistency in many facets:
If you can’t pinpoint what the struggles are with the green team you aren’t alone. Celtics (13-13) record entails...