Updated June 6th, 2024 at 13:21 IST

Boston Celtics Injury Report: Huge Kristaps Porzingis BOOST ahead of NBA Finals Game 1 vs Mavericks

Ahead of their Game 1 encounter against Dallas Mavericks in NBA Finals, Boston Celtics have received a huge injury boost in favor of Kristaps Poirzingis.

Kristaps Porzingis | Image: AP
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The Boston Celtics are entering the NBA Finals against Dallas Mavericks as the huge favourites to come out at the end of the series as winners and clinch their 18th NBA crown. 

The Celtics led by Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have certainly been the best team in NBA this season with 64 wins in the regular season and losing only two games in the Playoffs on their way to the NBA Finals.

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They've done all this with their key big man in Kristaps Porzingis out with injury due to a calf strain. Kristaps Porzingis will also face off against his former team in Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals and want to put up a show to prove the Mavericks Front Office wrong. Here is an injury update on KP ahead of NBA Finals Game 1.

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Boston Celtics Injury Report

In a huge boost to the Boston Celtics, Kristaps Porzingis is available to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Dallas Mavericks. In fact a huge positive for the Boston Celtics is that they have every player fit for the contest and ready to fire. 

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As for Kristaps Porzingis, he will be hoping that the injury doesn't plague him and concern him in the NBA finals as he looks to get one better from his former franchise. 

"I'm feeling good," Porzingis said. “It was a long road to get to this point for me. I'm feeling good, I'm looking forward to today's practice, moving around a little bit more and then being ready to go tomorrow. It burns inside of me not being able to be out there. Tomorrow I'll finally get the chance and I'm excited for it,” said Kristaps Porzingis on his return to action in Game 1 of NBA Finals. 

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Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks will start the series at TD Garden and then head to American Airlines Center in Dallas. The series promises a lot of fireworks and excitement. 

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Published June 6th, 2024 at 13:21 IST