Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta’s 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo, stunning the Hawks 87-80 on Tuesday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Luol Deng’s layup with 3.7 seconds to play lifted the Chicago Bulls to a 76-74 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
For a team facing the league’s MVP, the team with the best record in the NBA and elimination from the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks seem pretty confident that they can beat the Chicago Bulls in Game6 of this series.
Derrick Rose scored 33 points to lead the Chicago Bulls past the Atlanta Hawks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
In a back and forth battle for most of the night, the Atlanta Hawks pulled away towards the end and went on to beat the Chicago Bulls.
Two days after NBA Commissioner David Stern handed Derrick Rose the MVP Award in front of a United Center Crowd, Rose looked every bit deserving of the honor.
NBA Commissioner David Stern was on hand for Game 2 of the Bulls-Hawks series to present Derrick Rose his MVP trophy in front of the Chicago crowd.
As the Bulls prepare for Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks, radio analyst Bill Wennington is looking back at what went wrong in Game 1.
Derrick Rose is expected to receive the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award within a few days. The third-year point guard averaged 25 points per game in the regular season, and an even more impressive 27.6 PPG in the playoffs.
Jeff Teague will have to do his best against the NBA’s expected MVP, the guy who led the Chicago Bulls to more wins than any other team.