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Celtics shooting guard Jaylen Brown took a nasty spill late in the third quarter against the Timberwolves. After driving to the lane and completing a thunderous dunk, Brown lost his balance and hit the hardwood head first.
Terrifying scene as Jaylen Brown falls after dunk pic.twitter.com/HRQeGC0zjQ
— Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) March 9, 2018
The scene was all too familiar for the Celtics, who lost All-Star Gordon Hayward with a broken leg just one minute into the season. Despite a stretcher being brought on the floor, Brown was able to walk to the locker room on his on power.
Jaylen Brown walks off the court after a scary fall he took on a fast-break dunk. pic.twitter.com/pAEMfQAx2i
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 9, 2018
Brown has been placed under the NBA’s concussion protocol and will undergo further medical evaluation.