The Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat exchanged blows during a high-intensity clash on Thursday night, with the Celtics coming out on top with a 95-78 victory. Despite the win, the Celtics found themselves wounded as Jaylen Brown was forced to leave the court early through injury. Miami incurred an injury concern of their own, with Kyle Lowry also having to leave the action early.
At the conclusion of the third quarter, Boston’s Jaylen Brown headed over to the locker rooms, unable to resume the game. The Celtics then released an update via Twitter stating that Brown was diagnosed with hamstring tightness and would not return to the court. Prior to his injury, Brown amassed 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, a steal and a block in 30 minutes of play.
After being tripped up by Celtics shooting guard Duncan Robinson, Lowry incurred a sprained ankle. He played a tital of 28 minutes, during which time he racked up six points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals.