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Injured Celtics center Perkins unsure of Game 5 status

Updated: June 15, 2008, 1:43 AM ET
Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Boston Celtics bench has been a reliable contributor during the NBA finals, so far.

And it's about to get even more important.

With starters Kendrick Perkins and Rajon Rondo both unable to finish Game 4, and Paul Pierce also injured, the Celtics will be relying on their reserves when they try to close out the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 on Sunday night.

"We're not in great physical shape, there's no doubt about that," coach Doc Rivers said Friday, when ...

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