BOSTON - Brad Stevens met with the media prior to Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Monday night. The Boston Celtics’ head coach said that guard Jaylen Brown remains doubtful, despite wanting to play in Monday night’s game.
Stevens said Brown was “on the phone with the team doctor right now” during the press conference, discussing whether or not he would play in Game 1. Stevens then said he was “very doubtful”. Shortly after the head coach’s press conference, Brown was downgraded to OUT.
He also praised Philadelphia’s depth, saying that he was “(thankful) they can only play five at a time.”
Check out Brad Steven’s full pregame press conference here: