Tyler Zeller didn't fare well in his move to a bench role, going scoreless with one rebound and one assist in three minutes.
The Celtics decided not to sign Tyler Zeller to a contract extension.
Tyler Zeller has been working to become a better face-up shooter.
Tyler Zeller is not expected to receive a contract extension from the Celtics prior to Monday's deadline.
Tyler Zeller played just six minutes in a start on Sunday with one rebound and one assist.
Brad Stevens will go with the same starting lineup of Marcus Smart, Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder, David Lee and Tyler Zeller for Sunday's matchup with the Spurs.
Tyler Zeller played just 16 minutes against the Raptors on Friday with 10 points, one assist and three fouls.
Tyler Zeller will start again on Friday against the Raptors on Friday.
Tyler Zeller was benched to begin the second half of Wednesday's game, which he finished with only six points and one rebound in 11 minutes.
Coach Brad Stevens is leaning towards starting Marcus Smart, Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder, David Lee and Tyler Zeller.
According to the Boston Herald, Tyler Zeller isn't expected to get a contract extension unless it is for a very favorable deal.
Tyler Zeller may have locked down his starting job at center on Thursday, scoring 15 points with five rebounds, one assist and no turnovers in 20 minutes.
Brad Stevens implied that Tyler Zeller may be the Celtics starting center on opening night.
Tyler Zeller is still hoping he and the Celtics can agree to a contract extension.