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Celtics' Thomas expected back for Game 1 vs Wizards

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) The already short break between rounds of the NBA playoffs won't provide much of a rest for Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas.

Thomas left from the Celtics' first-round series-clinching victory over Chicago on Friday night to fly to Tacoma, Washington, and attend his sister's funeral. He was expected to fly cross-country and arrive in Boston early Sunday morning, in time to play in the 1 p.m. start of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Wizards.

"It's hard to think about how he feels right now," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said on Saturday, the only off-day between rounds, after the rest of the team went through a film session and walkthrough.

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Leaders
Points: Isaiah Thomas28.9
Rebounds: Al Horford6.8
Assists: Isaiah Thomas5.9
FG%: Al Horford47.3%
Steals: Marcus Smart1.58
Blocks: Al Horford1.26
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.4 (15)
Rebounds: 44.5 (24)
Assists: 22.6 (12)
FG%: 45.0% (7)
FT%: 76.9% (9)
3P%: 33.2% (2)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 108.0 (7)
Rebounds: 42.0 (26)
Assists: 25.2 (3)
FG%: 45.4% (16)
FT%: 80.7% (3)
3P%: 35.9% (14)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Boston 53 29 .646 --
x-Toronto 51 31 .622 2.0
New York 31 51 .378 22.0
Philadelphia 28 54 .341 25.0
Brooklyn 20 62 .244 33.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
11/1/2016 Terry Rozier Exercised Contract Option Team exercised option for 2017
11/1/2016 Marcus Smart Exercised Contract Option Team exercised option for 2017
10/24/2016 R.J. Hunter Waived
10/24/2016 Damion Lee Waived
10/24/2016 Jalen Jones Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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