2024 NBA Finals: Celtics center Kristaps Porziņģis diagnosed with ‘rare injury,’ listed as day-to-day

Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (8) waits to drive against Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic during Game 1 of the NBA Finals basketball series, Thursday, June 6, 2024, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The Boston Celtics on Wednesday announced a new injury to one-time All-Star center Kristaps Porziņģis — “a torn medial retinaculum allowing dislocation of the posterior tibialis tendon in his left leg.”

The statement describes the condition as a “rare injury.” His availability for the rest of the NBA Finals “will be determined day-to-day,” the team said. Boston leads the Dallas Mavericks in the series, 2-0.

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