Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 12/23/12
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 rebounding & interior defense. So now the question is, will Jared Sullinger’s minutes increase significantly? Will the C’s go out and try to get a big man? And this also makes Fab Melo’s huge game in the D-League last night that much more significant. Forsberg writes: With Wilcox injured and the departure of Darko Milicic earlier this season, the Celtics are thin yet again at the center position and have been forced to lean on undersized big men like Brandon Bass and rookie Jared Sullinger. Rivers was asked if the team needed to make a move for a big man. “You would think, but obviously that’s the one position where...
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