New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick ended his press conference following Sunday's Week 3 win over the Las Vegas Raiders with a special message for the Boston Celtics.
The Celtics trail 3-2 in their Eastern Conference Finals series versus the Miami Heat and face a must-win Game 6 on Sunday night.
"Just want to sign off, good luck to Brad (Stevens) the Celtics tonight. We'll be pulling for them," Belichick said.
Wait, was that a smile from Belichick at the end of that clip? Yes, yes it was.
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens noted his appreciation for Belichick's comments when asked about them before Game 6.
"We've always appreciated his and the entire @Patriots organization's support," Coach Stevens says of Bill Belichick wishing us luck tonight. "If this game was at @tdgarden, we know we'd have a lot of them there watching us."— Boston Celtics (@celtics) September 27, 2020
Belichick no doubt will be hard at work Sunday night analyzing his team's performance against the Raiders and getting a start on preparation for Week 4. But you can bet he'll also be keeping tabs on the Celtics, just like Boston sports fans around the country.