Don't Sleep On The CelticsThe undermanned Celtics embody the "next man up" mantra, beating the 76ers to start what will be an entertaining NBA Playoff series.
Celtics Even Series Against Hawks With 87-80 WinPaul 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.
Deng's Layup With 3.7 Left Leads Bulls Past HawksLuol 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.
Bernstein: Don't Whine About Bad CallWe have a tendency in this town to look for scapegoats when things go badly for the home team. Ask Steve Bartman, Hue Hollins, Jerry Dybzinski, and the Gatorade-soaked glove of Leon Durham.
Schuster: Best Of 3 Series NowThe Bulls didn't deserve to win last night and they didn't as the Hawks evened up the series with a 100-88 victory.
Bernstein: Noah The Difference For BullsIf you’re going to be called an “energy player,” it means three things about you are true.
Bernstein: Thibodeau Gets In Rose's FaceNo Bulls team had ever won back-to-back games by a total of 73 points, until yesterday. It had been fifteen years since they had won consecutive games by more than 30 apiece.
After Rout Of Kings, Bulls Prepare For HawksOn the Chicago Bulls' last trip to Atlanta, the team spoiled a 19-point lead.Derrick Rose guaranteed that a similar collapse wouldn't happen again.
Bulls Blow Out Hawks In 1st, End Up LosingAl Horford matched his career high with 31 points, including a jam with 29 seconds remaining to give Atlanta its first lead, and the Hawks beat the Chicago Bulls 83-80 on Wednesday night.
No Bulls Joining Rose For All-StarsThe NBA All-Star reserves were announced Thursday night. Many were hoping to see Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng or Joakim Noah named to the team. Unfortunately, those hoping to see more Bulls joining rose will be disappointed.