Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk injures knee in Canadian exhibition

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Kelly Olynyk faces plenty of competition for playing time this season. Jared Sullinger, David Lee, Kelly Olynyk, Jordan Mickey, Jonas Jerebko, Perry Jones III, Amir Johnson and Jae Crowder could all see minutes at power forward.

So, even the smallest setback could put Olynyk behind the eight ball with the Celtics.

It seems that’s what Olynyk faces after playing for Canada in an FIBA Americas tuneup against Argentina.

Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun:

Olynyk returning to the bench seems positive, but it’d be reassuring to hear an official diagnosis.