Celtics guard Marcus Smart (ankle) misses Game 4 vs Heat


The Celtics, who lost 2-1, look set to bring more energy against the Heat in Game 4.

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Celtics guard Marcus Smart was eliminated from Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.8:30 EST, ABC) sprained right ankle.

Smart, the current Kia Defender of the Year, suffered an injury in Miami’s 109-103 victory in Game 3 on Saturday. Smart came back and was able to finish the game, but Celtics manager Ime Ukoda said his ankle continued to swell despite aggressive treatment.

Before reporting, Udoka told the press it was “pretty swollen.” “He is a man who plays a lot… it is quite swollen.”

The Celtics also announced that both All-Star forward Jayson Tatum (neck) and center Robert Williams III (knee) will be available.

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