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Celtics Isaiah Thomas ruled out for remainder of playoffs

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas has been ruled out for the remainder of the playoffs due to a hip injury per a report

It's not going to get get any easier for the Celtics.

Trailing 2-0 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, star point guard Isaiah Thomas has been ruled out for the remainder of the playoffs with a hip injury per ESPN.

The Celtics announced Saturday that Thomas suffered a "re-aggravation of a right femoral-acetabular impingement with labral tear" during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Thomas scored just two points from the free throw line in the first half and missed all six of his shots from the field. He did not play in the second half of Game 2.

A statement released from Celtics team physician Dr. Brian McKeon said:

"Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred," McKeon said. "The swelling increased during the first two games against Cleveland, and in order to avoid more significant long-term damage to his hip, we could no longer allow him to continue."

The Celtics said Thomas did not accompany the team to Cleveland in advance of Sunday's Game 3. He is evaluating treatment options.


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