Celtics' Smart, Williams available for Game 5, Heat's Herro still out

Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka, left, speaks with Celtics guard Marcus Smart, right, as the team leads the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinals playoff series, Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)

The Boston Celtics will get Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart back for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Miami Heat after the point guard missed Game 4 with a right ankle sprain.

Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro will miss a second consecutive game due to a groin injury.

Smart previously missed Game 1 with a mid-foot sprain, but returned for Game 2 and Game 3.

Robert Williams is available once again after missing Game 3 due to left knee soreness, but played in a Game 4 win to tie the series 2-2.

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