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Celtics walk off court before playing the Heat in Miami, release joint statement

MIAMI, FL - MAY 22: A view of the Miami Heat logo on the court during Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena on May 22, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

The Boston Celtics walked off the floor ahead of their game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on Wednesday.

Sources told ESPN that Celtics players were engaged in a players-only meeting in Miami's locker room and released a joint statement before tip off.

Tip off was originally set for 7:30 p.m.