BOSTON (AP) — Celtics guard Jaylen Brown is sitting out Game 1 of Boston’s Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup with the 76ers with a right hamstring strain.
Boston made the announcement prior to Monday night’s tip-off.
Brown suffered the injury in the Celtics’ Game 7 win over Milwaukee on Saturday.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Marcus Smart will start in Brown’s place.
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