How long is Jaylen Brown out? Injury timeline, return date, latest updates on Celtics star

The Celtics were already missing Al Horford, Marcus Smart and Robert Williams III for Wednesday night’s matchup against the 76ers. Then Jaylen Brown joined the injured list.

Brown, who missed four games in January after suffering an adductor strain, also sat out Monday night’s game against the Pistons with a non-COVID illness.

Now the All-Star is out with a fractured face. Here’s everything we know about Brown’s backlash and the latest news on when he might return to court.


What is Jaylen Brown’s injury?

With less than two minutes remaining in the second quarter of Wednesday’s game, Brown missed a 3-pointer from the right corner. As he rushed to get the rebound, he was accidentally elbowed in the face by teammate Jayson Tatum.

Brown immediately went downstairs and covered his face before heading straight to the dressing room. The team later announced this that he would not return, initially describing the injury as a facial contusion.

Shams later reported to The Athletic’s Charania that Brown had suffered a facial fracture.

Brown left the game with four points, three assists and two rebounds in 18 minutes.

How long will Jaylen Brown be out?

Brown could be sidelined through the All-Star break, according to Charania. He will be examined by a specialist on Thursday.

“He was calm. He was in a lot of pain,” Celtics guard Malcolm Brogdon told reporters after Boston’s 106-99 win. “[I] just told him to feel better. I don’t think we could do anything for him.

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“But he was in a lot of pain when he left. We will pray for him.”

At the start of the contest on Wednesday, Brown averaged 27.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 49.0 percent from the field and 33.4 percent from 3-point line shot.

Celtics Schedule 2022-23

Boston has four more games scheduled before NBA All-Star Weekend. The Celtics will play three of those games at home.

Date Opponent time (ET)
February 10th against hornets 19:30 o’clock
February 12th against grizzlies 14 o’clock
14th of February at Bucks 19:30 o’clock
February 15 vs piston 19:30 o’clock

Jaylen Brown career stats, highlights

  • 17.6 points per game
  • 5.2 rebounds per game
  • 2.2 assists per game
  • 1.0 steals per game
  • 0.4 blocks per game
  • 2.0 turnover per game
  • 29.4 minutes per game
  • 47.5 percent shooting
  • 36.7 percent 3-point shooting
  • 72.3 percent free throw shooting


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