Not-so-good news regarding Kendrick Perkins. Here’s the latest from WEEI.com’s Jess Camerato:
Celtics center Kendrick Perkins will miss at least the next three games with a shoulder injury. After missing Sunday’s game, he is inactive for Monday’s game against the Toronto Raptors and is not expected to play until after next Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Nets. Neither Perkins nor Raptors starting center Jermaine O’Neal will play on Monday night.
No word yet on Pierce’s status. We’re also not sure if Tony Allen will play. Who knows – maybe we’ll see Bill Walker or J.R. Giddens on the court. The Raptors will also be without Jose Calderon (sore hamstring).
Speaking of injuries, Kobe and D-Wade collided during the final seconds of last night’s game. Turns out Kobe needed 4 stitches. Here are a couple pics…