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Foot injury hampering Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk

7-footer is battling plantar fasciitis

Celtics rookie 7-footer Kelly Olynyk will not compete for the Canadian national team this summer because of plantar fasciitis, an inflammation in the tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot. It’s considered a nagging but painful injury.

“Nothing too serious, but he just needs to rest and recover,” a source close to the Canadian national team said Monday.

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