Celtics’ Jaylen Brown tests positive for COVID-19 – NBC Sports Boston

The Boston Celtics announced Friday that Jaylen Brown has tested positive for COVID-19.

Brown is asymptomatic and quarantining, per the team’s press release. The All-Star swingman has been ruled out for Saturday’s preseason game vs. the Toronto Raptors as a result.

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In the Celtics’ preseason opener vs. the Orlando Magic, Brown dropped a game-high 25 points in 26 minutes. He continues to recover from the season-ending surgery he underwent on his left wrist last year.

Brown averaged a career-high 24.7 points per game with 6.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists while shooting 48.4 percent from the field. His impressive effort in Year 5 of his NBA career earned him his first All-Star nod.

Celtics vs. Raptors is set for a 7 p.m. ET tip-off Saturday at TD Garden.