Fournier will not make his Celtics' debut against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, as he's still in health and safety protocols, the team announced:
#NEBHInjuryReport vs Oklahoma City:— Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 27, 2021
Evan Fournier (Health & Safety Protocols) - OUT
Romeo Langford (Health & Safety Protocols) - OUT
Semi Ojeleye (left side strain) - OUT
Tristan Thompson (Health & Safety Protocols) - OUT
Kemba Walker (left knee injury management) - OUT
Fournier had spent the last seven seasons of his career with the Magic before being traded to the Celtics. He's in the midst of his best season in the NBA, averaging a career-high 19.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game while shooting 46.1% from the field and 38.8% from deep.
It's unclear when Fournier will be eligible to make his Boston debut. After Saturday's contest, the Celtics play again on Monday against the New Orleans Pelicans and Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks.