‘It means nothing if we lay an egg on our home court’: Jaylen Brown warns Celtics they haven’t achieved anything yet, with Boston on the brink of NBA history after tying the series with Miami Heat 3-0 down
- The Boston Celtics took the Miami Heat series to Game 7 with Saturday’s victory
- But Jaylen Brown doesn’t want the Celtics to get overconfident in the decider
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Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown has urged his team to seize their chance to make NBA history after battling 3-0 to force Game 7 in the NBA Conference Finals. Is with Miami Heat.
Derrick White’s buzzer beater gave the Celtics a 104-103 victory and forces Game 7 on Monday night in Boston as the Celtics try to become the first team in NBA history to overturn a 3 lead -0.
It was thrilling to end in Miami on Saturday night, but Brown rode through the mayhem and mayhem as he warned his team that they hadn’t done anything yet.
“It doesn’t mean anything if we come back and lay an egg on our home court,” Brown reportedly said.
Jaylen Brown focused on Monday despite Boston’s epic Saturday win over Miami
Brown and the Celtics forced Game 7 with a stunning late win over the Heat on Saturday
He added in his post-match press conference: “You just need unity.
‘Everything was going wrong. That’s when you start to see the character of yourself. This is when you begin to see the character of your group.
‘Don’t measure a man when things are going well…measure a group when adversity strikes.
“It hit us like a storm. It can’t be worse in the playoffs than the way we were playing. And look how we responded.
“With three games behind, no one has yet been able to recover.” that’s only what, four or five teams that were able to force a Game 7 (from 3-0 down).
“It just tells you that the group we have is unique, the group we have is special. Sometimes you just need a little luck to bring it home. Tonight was an amazing game and an amazing game at the end.
The Celtics were a tenth of a second from elimination when White scored on a backhand as time expired.