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The latest has been diagnosed as an issue with his left oblique. That it comes on top of hip, ankle and finger injuries just brings it closer to critical mass. So does the fact this is the same oblique that caused him to miss the first round of last year’s playoffs and be hindered when he returned for Game 4 against Milwaukee.
It was at first thought he’d injured his hip again Sunday, but Smart corrected that as he walked toward the Celtics’ bus.