Jaylen Brown Out for Game 1 of 76ers vs. Celtics with Hamstring Injury

Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown tries to drive past Milwaukee Bucks' Jabari Parker during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 104-102. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Morry Gash/Associated Press

The already shorthanded Boston Celtics will be without swingman Jaylen Brown for Monday’s series-opening game against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Boston announced Brown will not play in Game 1 of the second-round series due to a right hamstring strain.

A Celtics team that has been without Gordon Hayward since the season opener and lost offensive leader Kyrie Irving in mid-March will be put even further to the test with Brown sidelined.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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April 30, 2018 at 04:49PM

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