Jaylen Brown is doing 'OK' after frightening fall in Celtics-Timberwolves game

The Boston Celtics shook off a scary fall for swingman Jaylen Brown to punch their ticket to the National Basketball Association playoffs with a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.

On Thursday, Jaylen Brown was on the break when he completed a dunk, but came down straight on his head with a awkward fall and it was all bad. Instead, a completely off-balance Brown appeared to land neck first - upon closer inspection, his upper back and shoulder took the brunt of it - in a spill that shocked everyone at Minneapolis's Target Center, as well as viewers from afar. Having watched Gordon Hayward get carted off the court in the season opener, the team was thankful Brown did not experience the same fate.

Brown was ruled out for the remainder of the game as he underwent checks for concussion related symptoms under the supervision of the Minnesota medical team.

Kyrie Irving returned after missing Monday's game to lead Boston with 23 points, eight assists and two steals.

As of now, the Raptors will have a chance to play against the Boston Celtics three more times before the playoffs begin. Citing his experience as an announcer for National Football League games, TNT's Kevin Harlan immediately surmised that Brown had been "concussed", and the Celtics announced later that the second-year player was being evaluated for concussion-like symptoms. Brown had 14 points and five rebounds in 28 minutes of play. "You just never wanna see that happen especially to a teammate of yours".

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That Jaylen Brown is able to walk off and wave to the crowd after that scary fall is remarkable.

But Celtics coach Brad Stevens said after the game that Brown "felt pretty good" as he left the arena for a CT scan in hospital.

"I was right there", Al Horford said, per Boston.com.

Warriors 110, Spurs 107: Kevin Durant had 37 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots and nearly single-handedly led undermanned Golden State's fourth-quarter rally past visiting San Antonio after Stephen Curry went down early.

But six became a common theme at the start of the second half, as the Celtics scored six points in a hurry before missing six consecutive field goals. The Celtics, 46-20, have off until Sunday night when they'll host the Indiana Pacers at the TD Garden in Boston.

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