Marcus Smart has suffered a torn tendon in his right thumb and he is out indefinitely.
Smart reportedly plans to seek a second opinion from a hand specialist in NY.
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Smart sprained his right thumb during Sunday night's loss to the Indiana Pacers.
Joining him on the bench will be shooting guard Jaylen Brown (concussion), forward Gordon Hayward, hybrid guard Marcus Smart, and forward Daniel Theis - the last three in risk of missing the remainder of the season. Smart had his thumb taped up and returned to finish the game.
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The Celtics are 4.3 points per 100 possessions better this season with Smart on the court, although surprisingly most of the bump is on the offensive end.
If Smart is sidelined for an extended period of time (potentially into the playoffs), it would be a big hit to the Celtics.
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