hitting red sox Red Sox Reportedly Make Deal with Chili Davis for Hitting Coach Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Off – Winter is Coming Peyton Manning is now the sole record holder for most touchdown passes in NFL history, surpassing Brett Favre. (Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports) Peyton Manning Sets All-Time TD Record in First Half vs. 49ers Ed Szczepanski/USA TODAY SPORTS Can Jared Sullinger Become a Legitimate Deep Scoring Threat?

Krstic Knee Injury Update: Bone Bruise, Listed Day-To-Day

Nenad Krstic (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Celtics finally received some good news on the injury front on Saturday, as center Nenad Krstic, who was injured Thursday night in the win over the Spurs, has a deep bone bruise in his right knee, but nothing worse. He’s officially listed as day-to-day.

“We’re happy with the prognosis,” Krstic’s agent, Mark Cornstein said today. “We’re excited it’s not a severe injury. It sounds like a pretty deep bone bruise.”

The C’s originally feared that Krstic might have torn his ACL, which would have definitely ended his season. Krstic suffered the bone bruise on a collision in the second quarter in which his knee bent a bit awkwardly. He definitely won’t play Sunday against the Pistons, but he should be OK for the playoffs in a couple weeks.

Krstic’s injury coincided with the return of Jermaine O’Neal, who hadn’t played since January. Shaquille O’Neal may also return to the Green sometime in the next week as the C’s finally begin to get healthy up front.

About KC Downey - @kc_downey

KC is the "head coach" of the Sports of Boston, LLC blog network. Follow him on Twitter: @kc_downey

Tags: , , ,

Discussion

No comments for “Krstic Knee Injury Update: Bone Bruise, Listed Day-To-Day”

Post a comment