By A.Sherrod Blakely
OAKLAND, Calif. All you can do is laugh from crying.
The Boston Celtics got Semih Erden back in time prior to Tuesday's win over the Warriors.
And wouldn't you know it? Now the C's have another player who is dealing with an injury -- Kendrick Perkins.
He suffered a bruised left knee in the third quarter of Tuesday's 115-93 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Perkins said the injury "is real sore," adding that he is not scheduled to undergo any additional testing right now.
The biggest fear when he went down for Celtics fans, was that he re-injured his right knee.
In Game Six of the NBA Finals, Perkins suffered a torn MCL and PCL injury that some thought might sideline him all season.
As far as treatments for the injury, "we'll know in the morning," Perkins told CSNNE.com. "I wish it wouldn't have happened to either knee."
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It’s not the craziest thing someone has said on Twitter, but Evan Turner tweeted Monday that the Celtics should retire his number.
It was a joke, of course, as the former Celtic was reacting to news that Isaiah Thomas had said he liked the No. 11 and would change his jersey number if so many people in Boston hadn’t already purchased his No. 4 jersey.
After Turner joked that No. 11 was going to be retired, Thomas joked back that he would wear No. 11 as a tribute to the current Trail Blazer.
Prior to being traded to Boston, Thomas wore No. 22 for Sacramento and No. 3 for Phoenix.
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