Irving out, Horford questionable vs. Bulls
NBA.com Global on Dec 12, 2017 07:25 AM
FILE - BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 16: Kyrie Irving #11 and Semi Ojeleye #37 of the Boston Celtics high five during the game against the Golden State Warriors on November 16, 2017 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
The Boston Celtics will be without star point guard Kyrie Irving today against the Chicago Bulls as he deals with a contusion on his left quadriceps. The team also announced today that center Al Horford is questionable with a right knee contusion. In addition, forward Marcus Morris is out for left knee rehab work.
Horford suffered his knee injury in the first half of Sunday's (Monday, PHL time) 91-81 win against the Detroit Pistons, telling the Associated Press he banged knees in the game. He left the game briefly in the first half, favoring his right leg as he limped off the court.
Irving logged 34 minutes yesterday against the Pistons, finishing with 16 points on 4-for-12 shooting.
Full #NEBHInjuryReport for tonight in Chicago:— Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 11, 2017
Injury report for tonight:
- Al Horford - questionable (right knee contusion)
- Kyrie Irving - out (left quad contusion)
- Marcus Morris - out (left knee rehab)
- Gordon Hayward - out (left ankle fracture)