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Celtics' Kelly Olynyk May Miss Game 2 Vs. Hawks

BOSTON (CBS) -- The Celtics could be without two of their best three-point shooters on Tuesday night.

A sore right shoulder kept Kelly Olynk out of Monday's practice, and his status remains uncertain for Tuesday night's Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters on Monday that Olynyk would be re-evaluated ahead of Game 2 before any decision will be made.

Olynyk played just 12 minutes in Boston's Game 1 loss on Saturday night before getting hurt, scoring just two points off 1-for-3 shooting to go with an offensive rebound and an assist. He said the soreness in his shoulder is the same that caused him to miss 12 games during the regular season from February 19 to March 16.

Losing Olynyk and his shooting, in addition to already losing Avery Bradley, means Boston will be without two of their best three-point shooters for Game 2. In 69 games in the regular season, Olynyk averaged 10 points per game and led the team by shooting 41 percent from three-point range.

Tune in to Celtics-Hawks Game 2 on 98.5 The Sports Hub -- the flagship station of the Boston Celtics. Pregame coverage begins at 6:30pm!


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