2012 NBA Playoffs, 76ers Vs. Celtics Game 2: Celtics All Expected To Play

The Boston Celtics won't all be 100 percent healthy during Wednesday night's Game 3 against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. But they're all expected to play.

At the team's shootaround Wednesday morning, Doc Rivers said he expects all 15 of his players to be available. Avery Bradley (sore shoulder), Paul Pierce (sprained MCL), Ray Allen (bone spurs in his ankle) and Mickael Pietrus (swollen knee) have all been banged up.

Bradley left Game 2 during the second quarter after his shoulder popped out of its socket during a collision with Elton Brand. The Celtics shooting guard returned in the fourth quarter to score five points as Boston futilely attempted to steal another win, but his shoulder remains in issue moving forward.

Pierce has said his knee is fine, but he has looked hobbled ever since injuring himself during a shootaround in the Atlanta series. With Andre Iguodala fiercely defending him, Pierce is scoring at a significantly lesser rate than he did in round one.

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