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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaylen Brown: "I expect nothing short of a tremendous performance from everybody [in Game 7]. Back against the wall, both teams, loser go home. That's all that needs to be said. You win or go home."

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics forward Marcus Morris said he was fine after getting kneed in the thigh in the second half of Thursday's Game 6 loss. Morris stressed it was nothing serious and that, "Even if it was you'd have to cut my leg off for me not to play" in Game 7.

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Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN 

The Atlanta Hawks have received permission to talk to Portland Trail Blazers assistant Nate Tibbetts about their head coaching position, league sources tell ESPN. Tibbetts will be a serious candidate to replace Mike Budenholzer as Atlanta's coach.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

"Bucks in 7" chant reverberates through BMO Harris Bradley Center as Milwaukee closes out Game 6 win. Winner take all on Saturday night in Boston.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is here. He is exchanging a few greetings with President Clinton at halftime.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Giannis Antetokounmpo singlehandedly outscored the Celtics over the final 7:30 of the first half and it wasn't like his supporting cast wasn't clicking, too. Greek Freak had nine points on 4-of-5 shooting while the Celtics mustered just eight points on 3-of-13 shooting. Bucks close on 24-8 run and lead by nine at intermission.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Former President Bill Clinton gets a big ovation after being shown on the JumboTron.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Giannis is rolling now. He's got nine points and has gotten the crowd on its feet. He is looking to assert himself even more and continues to make plays for the rest of his teammates. It is loud in the Bradley Center — the fans are rocking in what could be this building's last game.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jabari Parker gave the Bucks a nice jolt off the bench scoring five quick points and helping Milwaukee dig out of an early hole. Giannis Antetokounmpo wanted to be aggressive early — but as has been the case throughout the last few games — Celtics doing a nice job of staying in front of him at almost every turn. Giannis is just 1-for-4 so far but is finding other ways to contribute with four rebounds and three assists.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics starting point guard Terry Rozier really struggled in Games 3 and 4 in Milwaukee (19 total points on 5 of 19 FG, 3 of 15 3PT). But Rozier banked in an early 3 in Game 6 and put up 11 first-quarter points on 4-of-6 shooting with three 3-pointers.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Thought this quote from 40 year old Bucks point guard Jason Terry was telling about the importance of tonight's game: "All the meetings have been had. This is more about who wants it more. Are you willing to lay everything out on the line and play this game as if it is your last. Because for some of us it well may be."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

John Henson (back soreness) remains out. He will not play in Game 6.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Thon Maker on Giannis: "He knows the types he wants to take ... he even said it this morning 'I know the shots I want to take. I'm not going to force a shot I don't work on.' To hear that from a superstar you understand he trusts his work, he trusts his team and you'll always give the ball back to him, help him out. So when the game is tough for him you got to find a way to get him easy looks, but he can get any shot I think."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Otto Porter (left lower leg contusion/soreness) is listed as questionable for Game 6. "He's banged up," Wizards coach Scott Brooks told reporters on Thursday. Brooks said the team will see how Porter is feeling on Friday but that the Wizards need Porter to score if he can play. "We need Otto to be more of a 9-10 point scorer for us to win this series," Brooks added.