Jaylen Brown misses Boston Celtics game vs. Phoenix Suns

Apr 7, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) goes in for a dunk during the fourth quarter against the New York Knicks at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Celtics were without Jaylen Brown for their home game Thursday night against the Phoenix Suns.

Brown had been listed as doubtful with an injured shoulder before the Celtics ruled him out, along with Robert Williams and Evan Fournier, prior to the game.

Brown has season averages of 24.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game.

Romeo Langford was in the starting lineup against the Suns, his second start of the season for Boston. Also starting on Thursday were Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Tristan Thompson and Marcus Smart.

–Field Level Media