Poirier will take paternity leave for the birth of his child in September, and that will require leaving the NBA's bubble if the Celtics are still playing, Jared Weiss of The Athletic reports.

The potential loss of Poirier during the playoffs shouldn't hurt the Celtics too much, unless unexpected depth is needed at center. Poirier has played just 114 total minutes for the Celtics, totaling 39 points, 34 rebounds, seven assists, six blocks and two steals.

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