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Eastern Conference Finals Preview: Celtics play Heat at 6:30 Tuesday

Gordon Hayward could be available, Brad Stevens says, and the CLNS crew gives an early look at the series.

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The Garden Report

Early Thoughts on Celtics vs Heat in Conference Finals?

Press Conferences

Boston Celtics

Brad Stevens:

Stevens discusses Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro and the impending return of Gordon Hayward. The Celtics and Heat meet in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday at 6:30.

Grant Williams:

Grant Williams discusses his game-winning block on Fred VanVleet that wasn’t credited, his missed free throws late and being ready to play the entire fourth quarter in Game 7. His efforts helped the Celtics move on to the Miami Heat in the ECF this week.

Jaylen Brown:

Jaylen Brown looks back at Game 7, ahead to the Miami Heat and discusses the NBA’s social justice efforts roughly one month after the NBA strike. Yesterday, a group of Black Lives Matter protestors entered the bubble campus and surrounded a media bus.

The Celtics and Heat will speak again this afternoon following their last practice before their Game 1 meeting.

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