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Jayson Tatum, Robert Williams Spark Celtics With First-Quarter Alley-Oop Slams

1 month ago   |   By NESN

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BOSTON - The Boston Celtics had not one, but two highlight-reel alley-oops as part of their torrid start to Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat on Monday night at TD Garden.
Robert Williams, who was back in the starting lineup after missing Game 3, made his presence felt early on when he got behind the Miami Heat defense and he threw down one his patented slams off a feed from Al Horford.
Watch Williams call for the pass before slamming it home here :
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Robert Williams returns to lineup, Smart out for Game 4

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Boston Celtics center Robert Williams returned to the lineup for Monday's Game 4 contest against the Miami Heat , but Marcus Smart sat out after spraining his right ankle in the previous tilt. Smart was considered questionable earlier in the day but is still experiencing significant swelling, Celtics head coach Ime Udoka told reporters pregame, according to The Athletic's Jay King. The Defensive Player of the Year averaged 15.8 points, 6.8 assists, 4.2 boards, and 1.2 steals over 12 playoff appearances. Fifth-year guard Derrick White started in Smart's place. Williams sat out Game 3 with...
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Marcus Smart out due to swollen ankle, Robert Williams III will play for Celtics in Game 4

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

The Heat will be without Tyler Herro for Game 4, however, Jimmy Butler will play.
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Celtics Provide Injury Update On Marcus Smart, Robert Williams For Game 4

1 month ago   |   By NESN

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BOSTON - Once again, the Boston Celtics won't be at full strength for a pivotal matchup in the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat.
Just over an hour prior to tipoff, the Celtics ruled out Marcus Smart for Game 4 after he suffered a right ankle sprain in the previous game. The C's did get some good news, though, as Robert Williams is available to play.
For Smart, this is the second game he has missed in the series, and Boston couldn't overcome his absence in Game 1. According to The Athletic's Joe Vardon, Smart arrived at TD Garden about an hour-and-a-half...
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Celtics' Marcus Smart Out for Game 4 vs. Heat with Ankle Injury

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Boston Celtics announced Marcus Smart will miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference...
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Marcus Smart Won't Play In Game 4

1 month ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart will miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight due to swelling in his sprained right ankle, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweets .
It's a huge blow for the Celtics , who are trying to even the series after losing Game 3 at home. Smart also missed Game 1 of the series, then played heavy minutes in Games 2 and 3.
He racked up 24 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds and three steals in Boston's 127-102 Game 2 victory while playing 40 minutes. He fouled out after 37 minutes in Game 3 while posting 16 points, seven assists, four rebounds and...
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