Kendrick Perkins Out for Game 7, But Celtics Still Have High Hopes

June 16th, 2010 by Matt Regaw Leave a reply »
Perkins is done, but the Celtics are not...

Boston Celtics center Kendrick Perkins told reporters at Wednesday’s media session that he tore two ligaments in his right knee in Tuesday’s NBA Finals Game 6 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers and will play in Thursday’s decisive Game 7.

This is bad news for the Boston Celtics and their faithful fan base. He is an inspirational leader, a defensive presence, and a cornerstone to this year’s playoff run.

The odds opened at Diamond Sportsbook at LA Lakers -7 , but as expected, the line has jumped up and down.

The best line available on the Celtics is +7 at most of the Top Ten Online Sportsbooks. Make sure to keep checking them as this line will move with the recent injury news.

Although Perkins is out for Game 7, all hope is not lost.

After hearing about Perkins, Celtics coach Doc Rivers told his players that this would give someone an opportunity to step up. The veteran team is the right group to respond to such a challenge.

Perkins may be out, but he can still help the team. There are reports that he stayed up ...

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