WALTHAM -- The Celtics returned to the practice court on Sunday in preparation for Monday's Game 5 at the Garden with everyone except for Avery Bradley, whose injured left shoulder continues to be a concern. Bradley's shoulder popped out again early in the third quarter of Game 4, but he was able to pop it back in quickly after it looked like he was coming out of the game.
"It came out and went right back, which is crazy. It’s a tough thing what he’s going through. A lot of players would not be playing, I’ll say that," Doc Rivers said. "He’s dealing with stuff. It’s just tough. It really is. I swear a lot of people would not be playing and the only reason he is, is because he wants to. I am concerned at some point that he may not be able to anymore. We don’t know what game that is, we don’t know what day he can finish it and we can keep going all the way and he can play and tomorrow could be his last game."
Bradley has continued to be effective defensively, which is his primary value to the team. Offensively has been a struggle. He's made only 9-of-25 shots and is 4-for-12 on 3-pointers. "We've got to get him cutting again," Rivers said.
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