At the 2023 NBA All-Star Game, Jaylen Brown made a comeback to playing on the court. After colliding with All-Star teammate Jayson Tatum during the Boston Celtics’ 106-99 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on February 8th, the forward suffered a facial fracture.
His absence from the Celtics’ final four games before All-Star weekend. Brown was one of the backups. He was the second reserve picked by LeBron James. Despite the team’s defeat to Team Giannis by a score of 184-175, the two-time All-Star performed admirably.
The All-Star game that was presented to Celtics fans will undoubtedly go down as one of their favourites of all time. They got to see Jayson Tatum make history and Brown lead Team LeBron with 35 points in addition to watching their two superstars compete. Also Read: NBA All-Star Game: Jayson Tatum breaks a scoring record as Team Giannis defeats Team LeBron
With 3:53 remaining in the first quarter of Sunday’s All-Star game, Jaylen Brown returned to the field. While facing up against Jayson Tatum and Team Giannis, as well as C’s coach Joe Mazzulla, LeBron James chose Brown. In preparation for the event, they spotted Brown during All-Star practise donning his mask.
As Brown returned to the court, he made a suggestion that he would wear a mask. After the injury, there was some early discomfort, but Brown’s performance on Sunday should ensure that he returns for the Celtics after the break. Due to his career season, Brown is participating in the All-Star game for the second time in three seasons. Also Read: ‘See your avatar in a live game’, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver launches new streaming technology at the All-Star Tech Summit 2023
How soon Jaylen Brown will join the Celtics again?
Before Sunday’s All-Star Game, Jaylen Brown acknowledged that he was a game-time decision. Following an injury, the Boston Celtics forward sought medical advice, and they advised against surgery. The prognosis is good for him to return for the team’s first post-break game on Thursday against the Indiana Pacers.
Boston will be hoping to finish the regular season strong and guarantee homecourt advantage throughout the postseason. With a 0.5-game differential, the Milwaukee Bucks are threatening to overtake them, thus it will be vital for Brown to become available as soon as possible.
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