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Aron Baynes breaks hand, will undergo surgery

Josue Pavon
December 19, 2018 - 8:02 pm

The Celtics took another blow to their roster Wednesday night at TD Garden. 

After Marcus Morris was scratched out of the starting lineup due to knee soreness, Celtics big man Aron Baynes suffered a broken hand. Baynes hurt his left hand while battling for a rebound in the opening minutes against the Suns. 

Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the story in the first half of Wednesday night's game.

Baynes battled with first overall pick Deandre Ayton for the rebound and was visibly in pain on his way back up the floor. 

The Celtics frontcourt just got a whole lot thinner with the injury. Baynes joins Al Horford (knee tendinitis) and Guerschon Yabusele (knee) as one of three bigs that will be out indefinitely. No word if Morris will return for Friday's marquee matchup against the Bucks, he's considered day-to-day.