Tatum (back) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against Cleveland, Jay King of The Athletic reports. Tatum was held out of Sunday's matchup with San Antonio due to a back contusion, and his status for Tuesday remains up in the air. Expect more clarity on his availability following morning shootaround. Gordon Hayward figures to start at small forward if Tatum is ultimately ruled out.
Tatum (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Spurs, Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande reports. As expected, Tatum will not be available for Sunday's outing after suffering a bruised lower back in Saturday's loss to Charlotte. Look for Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward to both see extended action in Tatum's absence.
Tatum (back) is considered doubtful For Sunday's game against the Spurs. Tatum took a hard fall late in Saturday's loss to Charlotte, and the Celtics will likely keep him out on the second game of a back-to-back. The second-year wing hasn't been ruled out yet, however, so look for a more definitive update closer to game time.
Tatum suffered a bruised lower back during Saturday's loss to the Hornets. Tatum may land on the injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Spurs. If he's forced to sit out, Marcus Morris and Jaylen Brown could see expanded roles.
Tatum totaled 13 points (6-12 FG, 1-2 3Pt), six rebounds, four assists, and one block in 33 minutes during Wednesday's 118-115 loss to the 76ers. Tatum has handed out at least four assists in four of the last five games, and he continues to provide pretty well-rounded counting stats on an almost nightly basis. Those who were expecting a monumental leap from the sophomore forward have likely been left feeling disappointed and underwhelmed overall. Still, Tatum has improved his per-game averages across every category here in 2018-19, with drops in field goal and three-point percentages being the lone areas where he has taken a step back this season.
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