Freedom becomes the eighth Celtics player in league's COVID protocols along with Al Horford, Josh Richardson, Grant Williams, Jabari Parker, Juancho Hernangomez, Sam Hauser, and Brodric Thomas -- with no timetable on anyone's return.
The Boston Celtics are planning to sign 11-year NBA veteran Al-Farouq Aminu and G League center Norvel Pelle to 10-day hardship deals, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. With eight players in COVID-19 protocols, two big men en route to join the Celtics.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 24, 2021
It was less than 24 hours after news broke that Philadelphia 76ers' guard Danny Green had also entered protocols. The Celtics faced the the Sixers Monday night in a 108-103 loss, where Kanter recorded a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds in 40 minutes of action.
Celtics not listed on the injury report:— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) December 24, 2021
If they are signed before tomorrow's game, we can presumably add Al-Farouq Aminu and Norvel Pelle to this list. https://t.co/L61p7yom9L
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