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Celtics absorb another scary blow

Mickael Pietrus' head injury hits home, but injury-depleted squad soldiers on

Updated: March 24, 2012, 3:02 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers had just finished offering a brief medical update on the condition of Mickael Pietrus, who had been taken off the court on a stretcher following a frightening head injury during Friday's loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, and shook his head as he processed yet another health scare for his club.

"It's just been a hell of a year right now," said Rivers.

In a way, the Celtics have become numb to their health woes. In a season that's seen two ...

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