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"Any team that loses its best offensive player, especially the way we play through him so much, it changes some things."Jefferson will suit up and give it a go in Game 2, but how effective he'll be is anyone's guess. Kemba Walker, who scored 20 points in Game 1, knows Jefferson will give his maximum effort, but also knows he may need to step up in Game 2.
"I know what kind of guy he is. I know how bad he wants it. I know how bad he wants to win. I'm pretty sure he'll be in some pain, but he'll definitely get through it. I definitely have to increase my level of play. I have to be a lot more aggressive offensively, and other guys as well. I think everyone is willing to take on that challenge."Jefferson, a 10-year NBA veteran, has played for the Celtics, Timberwolves, Jazz and Bobcats. In 73 games this season, he averaged 21.8 points and 10.8 rebounds per game. In 701 career games, Jefferson is averaging 17 points and 9.2 rebounds per game.
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