David Lee Injury: Updates on Celtics Star’s Heel and Return

December 5th, 2015 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »
David Lee is dealing with a heel injury that kept him out of the lineup on Saturday. There is no timeline for his return to the court. 

Continue for updates.

Latest on Lee's Practice Status Monday, Dec. 7 "Lee will go through shootaround and see if he's ready," Jay King of MassLive.com reported. 

Lee Comments on Injury, Eventual Return Sunday, Dec. 6 Lee told reporters he has a bone bruise in his heel and could miss "a few days."

Lee's Injury Slows First Season With Celtics With Draymond Green's emergence, coupled with head coach Steve Kerr's tendency to go small at the 4, Lee was crowded out of the Bay Area in his last season with the Golden State Warriors. Upon returning from injury in mid-December, the two-time All-Star was forced to take a diminished role.

Lee played 18.4 minutes per night in 2014-15, a nearly 15-minute decrease from his average the year before. As a result, he scored just 7.9 points and grabbed 5.2 rebounds per game.

His move to the Celtics benefited all parties involved. The Warriors removed a potential personnel issue, not to mention the roughly $15.5 million Lee ...

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