The injury news is not good for Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart. He's got a torn oblique and and his return is several weeks away.

The Boston Celtics announced today that a Wednesday afternoon MRI revealed that Marcus Smart suffered a partial avulsion of his left oblique abdominal muscle off of his iliac crest.

Smart is currently expected to return to basketball activities in 4-6 weeks. Further updates will be provided as appropriate. - Boston Celtics Press Release

The injury happened in Sunday night's game vs Orlando.

The Celtics open the playoffs on Sunday at 1pm vs the Indiana Pacers. Check out the playoff schedule....

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