Jaylen Brown to start in place of injured Jae Crowder against Cavaliers

It looks like Celtics fans will get a really good look at rookie Jaylen Brown tonight. As a result of Jae Crowder spraining his ankle last night against the Bulls, coach Brad Stevens is calling on Brown to fill in. That's right, No. 3 pick Jaylen Brown is starting.

Many probably incorrectly assumed that Smart would indeed get the start tonight but it seems coach Stevens thought the move would be too detrimental to a bench unit that has struggled out of the gate.

In addition to Crowder being out, Al Horford is sitting his second straight game with a concussion he sustained during practice earlier this week.

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