Has Jaylen Brown lost a step after injuring his back 11 days ago?
We'll let you be the judge after watching the dunk Brown threw down Wednesday at the Boston Celtics' practice:
Progressing 👀 pic.twitter.com/hxK9ak1so5— Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 5, 2018
So, yeah. Jaylen is back. (No pun intended.)
The Celtics guard said Tuesday he expects to play in Thursday's game against the New York Knicks after missing the team's previous three games.
Head coach Brad Stevens later confirmed Brown should be "good to go" Thursday at TD Garden -- and that was before the 22-year-old took flight at practice.
It remains to be seen whether Brown will be elevated to the starting lineup Thursday, but he insisted Wednesday he's willing to take whatever role head coach Brad Stevens gives him.
Jaylen Brown says he expects the same starting 5:
"Smart and Morris have been playing extremely well. Our team is looking completely different in the initial start of the game. ... However we can keep this going, playing the right way, continuing to win, I'm 100% for it." pic.twitter.com/GFxi6MaPVX— Chris Grenham (@chrisgrenham) December 5, 2018
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