The Celtics need shooting. Kelly Olynyk was missed in Game 2. The Celtics have shot 16-63 (25%) from three point land so far in their Round 1 matchup with the Atlanta Hawks. Kelly Olynyk shot 40% this year from deep. So is he going to come back?
#NEBHInjuryReport: Kelly Olynyk (shoulder) will not practice today and is "questionable at best" for Game 3, according to Brad Stevens.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) April 21, 2016
That does not sound overly promising.
With Brad Stevens suggesting that there could be potential lineup changes in store, will he just start small and go with Thomas/Smart/Turner/Crowder/Johnson? Will Rozier and Hunter both get some time again? Will Crowder come back to life? And can we just put Jerebko in the starting lineup and spread the floor early?
Especially if Olynyk can't go in Game 3, I think the Celtics need more Jerebko. His shooting has never been more important.— Jay King (@ByJayKing) April 20, 2016
Regardless of what the responses might be to those questions above, it's looking more and more like the Celtics won't have Kelly Olynyk as a potential answer to their shooting woes.
Game 3 is at the TD Garden tomorrow night at 8PM.
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