The Celtics could have potentially coasted through this series if Irving and Hayward were healthy, but that's not the case, so they'll have to keep The Greek Freak contained to give themselves a good chance of advancing, and that's when the more experience head coaching skills of Stevens comes into play.
Smart's return would be a needed boost for a young Celtics team.
A little over a month later, Smart said he felt notably better.
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Morrow was acquired at the trade deadline from Montreal in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. Minnesota's first bit of "fight" in the series came with 10 seconds to play in the third period of game two.
"We're optimistic, but we're not going to rush anything", Smart said. So right now the timetable is still the same.
"I'm excited for all those guys, because this is a great opportunity for (them)", Stevens said before Sunday's Game 1.
Pressed if there was any chance he could return earlier than a potential first-round Game 7, Smart left open the possibility. So I think I have another doctor's appointment, checkup, in the next two weeks. "The thumb felt well", Smart told reporters. We'll see what she says. He said it was his first time shooting since the surgery. "So I'll be playing like that when I come back for a while, for probably the next couple of months".
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Pop stars will also invade the country music show: Kelly Clarkson , Julia Michaels and Bebe Rexha will also hit the stage. After a more than a decade spent with Sony Music Nashville, Underwood switched to Universal Music Group past year .
Rozier crossed up Eric Bledsoe and hit a three-pointer to put his team up by three, with 0.5 seconds remaining as it looked like the Celtics had done enough to snatch the win.
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Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were also on target as Liverpool moved three points above Tottenham . Cup semifinals next week. "We are in the top four".
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