Celtics forward Marcus Morris fell awkwardly on his backside after a dunk on Wednesday night. The fall was hard enough to keep him out of the lineup on Friday night.
The injury is being listed as a sore hip. If you ask Morris, he says it’s his ass not his hip that is sore.
#NEBHInjuryReport for tonight’s game vs Atlanta:
Hayward – OUT – left ankle rehab
Irving – OUT – right quad contusion
Larkin – OUT – right knee soreness
Morris – OUT – bruised left hip
Smart – OUT – right hand laceration
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) February 2, 2018
Celtics say Kyrie Irving (quad), Marcus Morris (hip but really his butt), Marcus Smart (hand), and Shane Larkin (knee) are all out tonight vs. the Hawks.
— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) February 2, 2018