Kyrie Irving Won't Play Wednesday vs. Wizards Because of Knee Injury

What a Marcus Smart injury means for the Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is out indefinitely after reportedly suffering a torn tendon in his right thumb, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported it first, noting the injury was being called a sprain but was still under scrutiny. He will, however, seek a second opinion on the diagnosis.

Surgery is considered a possibility for Smart, but the Celtics aren't sure yet what will be necessary.

"Sore, but it will be all right", Smart told reporters after the game.

Sunday's setback was a costly one, considering not just Irving's departure and Smart's injury, but a the loss of Daniel Theis for the season.

The Celtics will play the Wizards on Wednesday.

The bodies continue to fall for the Boston Celtics as they had to play most of the second half of tonight's game without leading scorer Kyrie Irving. Tentatively consider him questionable for Friday's game against the Magic; his status should be updated closer to tipoff.

Theis was averaging 5.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in 63 games this season, playing behind Al Horford and Greg Monroe. He's also shooting a career-high 49 percent from the field.

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