More bad Celtics' injury news, Marcus Smart reportedly has torn thumb ligament

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That is, if he can ever get out of a snowy Boston.

Smart injured his thumb during the Celtics' loss the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night (Monday, PHL time).

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Shortly after this, Shams Charania of The Vertical reported the tendon was torn, and that Smart will be seeking a second opinion. Surgery would probably mean a lengthy absence for Smart, who is a key part to Boston's success as their first guard off the bench. Smart is now going over his treatment options with the Celtics medical staff, but with no clear timetable to return, he should be sent to the waiver wire in most cases. Smart is one of Boston's best defenders, and always seems to make a key play whenever the Celtics need it most. With Kyrie Irving (thumb) day-to-day and Jaylen Brown dealing with a concussion, there could be a lot of Terry Rozier on Wednesday versus the Washington Wizards. Though he initially said he would be "all right", it's clear the Celtics now fear he could miss extended time.

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