Miami’s forward Gabe Vincent was considered a game-time decision heading into Saturday’s Game 6, dealing with an ankle injury he suffered in Game 4, which held him out of Game 5.
Ahead of tip-off, Vincent told TNT that he wants to play. This marks his return to the team following a brief one-game absence.
As for Boston, guard Malcolm Brogdon was considered questionable for Game 6. The league’s Sixth Man of the Year reportedly suffered an injury in Game 1 of the series but has played through it in limited minutes.
The Celtics ruled Brogdon out for the contest, citing his injured forearm.
Brogdon played just eight minutes in Game 5, failing to register a stat during the win. He’s averaging just 6.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.6 assists across 21.2 minutes per game in the Eastern Conference Finals after scoring an average of 16 points per game against the 76ers.
As for Vincent, he’s averaging 17.5 points across the four games he’s featured in during the series, and will look to help Miami close out the series on Saturday after being cleared to play.
Tip-off for Game 6 is at 8:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, May 27.