Malcolm Brogdon's hamstring injury, which doesn't seem serious, benefits Payton Pritchard.

Malcolm Brogdon, the point guard for the Celtics

 was unable to play against the Nuggets on Friday

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because of a strained right hamstring

 Brogdon is thought to be day-to-day and will likely return

sooner rather than later," according to interim coach Joe Mazzulla.

In the first half of the Celtics' victory over the Pistons on Wednesday

Brogdon started to feel tight, and he sat out the second.