Celtics PG Marcus Smart expected to miss 2-3 weeks with ankle injury

Saturday November 8th, 2014

Boston Celtics rookie point guard Marcus Smart is expected to miss two to three weeks with an ankle injury, the team announced on Saturday.

An MRI showed that Smart suffered a left ankle sprain and bone bruising during Friday's win over the Indiana Pacers.

Late in the fourth quarter, Smart drove into the lane and rolled the ankle as he made contact with Pacers center Lavoy Allen. He was taken off the court on a stretcher.

The Celtics selected Smart with the No. 6 pick in this year's draft out of Oklahoma State.

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound point guard has averaged 7.8 points, 1.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds over four games this season. He left Friday's game after scoring three points in 16 minutes.

The Celtics (2-3) play at Chicago on Saturday.

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