Is Jaylen Brown playing tonight? Latest injury update for the Raptors at Celtics

Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /

With just three games remaining for the Boston Celtics, they have nearly completed a highly successful regular season. The Celtics just locked up the second seed in the Eastern Conference behind the Milwaukee Bucks With little left to play for ahead of the postseason, Boston may look to take their foot off the gas to ensure that they are ready for their first-round opponent. That could mean that they rest their star, Jaylen Brown.

Jaylen Brown’s injury status for Boston’s game against Toronto on April 7th.

Brown was listed as day-to-day with a back injury but did play on Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors. Despite that, with just two games remaining and the Celtics having clinched the second seed, they could opt to rest him for their second matchup against the Raptors.

When will Jaylen Brown play?

Brown played the team’s last game against the Raptors, and he could play against them again on Friday but with little to play for, Boston may opt to rest him over their final two games.

Boston’s full injury report

Brown potentially joins Payton Prichard and Danilo Galanari on the injury report. Pritchard is listed as day-to-day with a heel injury, while Galanari is still recovering from an ACL injury that has cost him almost all of the season.

Boston Celtics’ upcoming games

With the second seed in the East locked up, Boston doesn’t have to go all out in their final two games and can afford to be cautious with Brown. Here are the Celtics’ final regular-season games:

Friday, April 7th, at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 9th, Atlanta, 1:00 p.m.

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Overall, Celtics star Brown is available for the Celtics’ game against the Raptors but could ultimate sit.