After a trip to the dentist, Isaiah will be ready for Game 2

The Boston Celtics fought tooth and nail to overcome the Washington Wizards on Sunday, at the expense of Isaiah Thomas' dental bills. The point guard had a tooth knocked out during Game 1, courtesy of Otto Porter’s elbow, during a seemingly accidental collision.

Brad Stevens has confirmed that Thomas is expected to play Game 2 tonight, following a trip to the dentist, per Jay King of

"He's finishing up the dental work that he's had," Stevens said. "It's pretty significant as you can imagine. So he's still in a dentist's chair and will hopefully be able to come over later in the afternoon, kind of go through what we did (at practice), and go from there. But he did not practice."

IT made light of the scenario, despite the cosmetic crisis:

"I was going for a steal and I think it was Porter, his elbow just hit me, and it came out," Thomas said. "I've taken a thousand hits like that and my tooth never came out. I always said pain is temporary. We'll worry about it when the time comes."

"It just bothers me to talk," he added. "My tongue goes right through my tooth. I've never had dental problems so this is new. I've always had teammates that I've always clowned them about the tooth being out and now I'm one of them. So hopefully we can replace it as soon as possible."

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