Kevin Love to miss Game 7 with a concussion

Boston Celtics Australian centre Aron Baynes right drives against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Jeff Green

After the Cleveland Cavaliers fell behind Boston Celtics three games to two in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night, one narrative emerged in the hours leading up to Friday night's Game 6.

Love was kept out of the second half of Cleveland's 109-99 victory as a precaution after he and Tatum accidentally knocked heads.

By the time LeBron James walked out of the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room following his indestructible performance in Game 6, the calendar had already turned to Saturday.

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He had a 46-point, 12-rebound outing and a 45-point Game 7 against IN in games where he didn't make a buzzer-beater. "Real hectic. I expect us not to be able to hear each other", said guard Marcus Smart.

Marcus Morris has been tasked with being one of the primary defenders against LeBron James, knowing full well he - or any National Basketball Association player for that matter - can only hope to slow him down.

Late in the fourth quarter, he sealed the game with a pair of step back 3-point shots 42 seconds apart - the latter of which he celebrated with an emotion-filled outburst. "We need that from him, especially Game 7", Thompson said.

James had to take over after Kevin Love went down early.

The news for the Cavaliers wasn't so good: The team announced Love was experiencing concussion-like symptoms and would enter the NBA's concussion protocol. People can say whatever they want, but two teams have to come out and play. Jeff Green had 14 off the bench, and Larry Nance Jr. had a timely 10 points and 7 rebounds. They helped make up for the loss of forward Kevin Love, who lasted five minutes before leaving with a possible concussion after a collision with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum.

But Morris made a long 3-pointer to stop the scoring drought, and soon hit another to cap an 8-2 run that made it a double-digit lead. "We can't just rely on being at home for an excuse that it's going to be easy".

"He did look a little exhausted to me", Lue said. Love's status for Game 7 is uncertain. "We have to come out and do what we have to do". "Now, obviously [if] I get a minute, couple minutes here, per quarter, would be great, but it's not what our team is built on right now".

Terry Rozier pumped in six 3-pointers and led Boston with 28 points while Jaylen Brown gunned in 27.



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