Paul Pierce exits, then returns
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers didn't seem overly concerned about injuries to Paul Pierce and Brandon Bass during Thursday night's 115-85 exhibition triumph over the Brooklyn Nets in New York.
Bass suffered a bruised right knee during the first half and did not return. His injury isn't believed to be serious, and he is expected to play Saturday against the New York Knicks. He sat out more than two weeks (and six total games) last February while battling right knee inflammation.
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