BOSTON (CBS) — The season may be over for Jae Crowder and the Boston Celtics, but the good news is the forward’s offseason will not include surgery.
Crowder, who left Sunday’s Game 4 in the third quarter after a nasty foul by Cleveland’s J.R. Smith, was diagnosed with a left ACL sprain on Monday after meeting with team doctors.
The prognosis for Crowder is just rest and rehabilitation, according to The Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy.
The injury occurred as Crowder and Smith battled for a rebound early in the third quarter. Smith backhanded Crowder in the face, causing the C’s forward to fall and twist his left knee. He had to be helped off the floor and did not return to the…
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