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Recap

Bulls out-hustle Celtics for win in Boston


By Couper Moorhead, for NBA.com
Posted Friday January 15, 2010 12:12AM

BOSTON (NBA.com exclusive) -- The largest talking point during last season's playoffs was that the Boston Celtics were missing Kevin Garnett, even with the Chicago Bulls taking them to seven games in the first round of the playoffs.

But it was the missing player whose name was hardly mentioned that made all the difference in the Bulls 96-83 victory as they handed Boston its second consecutive home loss.

Thursday night, efficiency arrived in a package labeled Luol Deng, who was nothing short of fantastic on every part of the floor. Where last season the Bulls had to put the much shorter Kirk Hinrich on Paul Pierce, Deng hounded Pierce all evening, using his length to induce a 6-for-18 performance from his mark.

"He's about as good as it gets without being an All-Star," Pierce said.

Deng was even better on offense, scoring 25 points on 13 shots while getting to the line 10 times. The Bulls shoot the most 16-23 footers in the entire league, but Deng worked inside-out, getting himself going early on with a couple floaters in the paint before working the mid-range game.

The Celtics have struggled all year with long and athletic teams -- like the Atlanta Hawks -- and tonight was no exception. Poor passing and slow recognition in box-out and secondary help situations didn't help, but the Bulls had all the energy where the Celtics were flat. Chicago finished with 15 offensive boards, nine steals, 10 blocked shots, 50 total rebounds and forced 18 turnovers out of their opponents.

"They just played with more effort than us," Kendrick Perkins said. "I don't think our communication tonight was where it needed to be for us on the defensive end."

Despite those numbers, the Celtics had a foot in the door until the final minutes. Trailing by eight at the half, Boston made its move in the third quarter, but every time the lead shrunk to five or six, the Bulls had an answer and the Celtics could not push any run further than a couple minutes.

"We played mostly in spurts," Pierce said. "We'd make a run . . . and then it was just like our energy went away."

"The warning sign came in the third quarter," Boston coach Doc Rivers said. "We tried to make a push right out of the box and within two, three minutes we couldn't sustain."

And then there was shooting 15-of-28 at the charity stripe, which was the final, miserable verse to Boston's evening.

The Bulls have been far from the best team in the league at holding leads -- having blown a 35-point margin to Sacramento less than a month ago -- but there was little slippage in their win.

"It's probably the most complete game we've played all year with controlling it," Derrick Rose said. "That's something we've been working on."

Rose was the primary reason for that control, showing poise in recovering from an off night and driving the lane to score nine points with four assists in the fourth quarter. And despite scoring just two more points, with fewer dimes, Rose clearly got the best of Rajon Rondo, adding an exclamation point with 1:48 to play when he burned Rondo with a lightning-quick crossover and a right-to-left finish at the rim.

"I knew that to get it going I just gotta force myself being aggressive attacking the basket, taking shots they were giving me," Rose said.

The last time the Celtics played the Bulls, on December 12 in Chicago, the Bulls shot the worst percentage of shots at the rim (30.6) of any team this season (stat courtesy Hoopdata.com), and lost by 26. But that was when the Celtics had the height and length of Garnett and Rasheed Wallace. Without them, Chicago attacked the rim at will, finishing with 48 points in the paint to go with the aforementioned work on the offensive glass.

Boston could have played the tired fatigue angle after the game, having played four games in five nights and the day before in New Jersey, but Rivers took the high road.

"We got our butt kicked tonight, in every fashion," Rivers said. "I'd rather give the credit to the Bulls."

Bulls
Celtics
     
    • 45.2%

    • 45.1%

    • 33.3%

    • 23.5%

    • 72.0%

    • 53.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CHI BOS
Total Rebounds 6 10
Offensive Rebounds 15 9
Turnovers 12 15
Fast Break Pts: 13 10
Biggest Lead: 13 2
Points in the Paint: 48 42
CHI BOS
p Deng   25 Pierce   20
rb Noah   11 Perkins   10
a Hinrich   6 Rondo   7
s Thomas   4 Rondo   3
b Noah   4 Perkins   5
 
  • 11/05 - CHI @ BOS
  • 12/03 - CHI @ BOS
  • 01/08 - BOS @ CHI
  • 04/07 - BOS @ CHI
Chicago Bulls (41-41)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
L. Deng F 40:26 8-13 0-0 9-10 +14 0 2 2 4 2 2 1 2 1 25
T. Gibson F 29:21 7-14 0-0 0-1 +16 2 4 6 2 3 2 0 2 3 14
J. Noah C-F 31:42 4-6 0-0 7-8 +18 1 10 11 0 4 0 2 4 0 15
K. Hinrich G 32:58 5-10 1-3 0-0 +16 2 4 6 6 1 1 3 0 0 11
D. Rose G 29:57 8-16 0-0 1-2 +12 1 7 8 4 3 0 3 0 1 17
J. Salmons   32:38 2-9 1-2 0-0 +2 1 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
T. Thomas   17:15 2-8 0-0 1-4 -5 6 1 7 1 3 4 1 0 0 5
B. Miller   16:18 2-6 0-0 0-0 -5 2 3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
J. Johnson   07:34 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
J. Pargo   01:51 0-1 0-1 0-0 -2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
A. Gray DNP - Coach's Decision
L. Hunter DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 38-84 2-6 18-25   15 35 50 20 20 9 12 10 5 96
  45.2% 33.3% 72.0%   team rebs: 6 total to: 12
Boston Celtics (50-32)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Pierce F 39:57 6-18 2-5 6-10 -9 1 7 8 6 3 0 1 0 5 20
B. Scalabrine F 20:06 3-8 1-5 0-0 -10 0 3 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 7
K. Perkins C 37:10 5-9 0-0 4-7 -15 4 6 10 1 3 1 1 5 3 14
R. Allen G 35:38 4-10 0-4 0-0 -17 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 8
R. Rondo G 41:29 6-14 0-1 3-7 -18 2 1 3 7 2 3 5 0 1 15
T. Allen   13:44 1-2 0-0 0-0 -2 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 2
G. Davis   25:42 2-4 0-0 2-4 -1 2 6 8 0 3 1 2 0 1 6
E. House   19:09 5-6 1-2 0-0 +8 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 11
S. Williams   06:45 0-0 0-0 0-0 +1 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Giddens   00:20 0-0 0-0 0-0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B. Walker DNP - Coach's Decision
R. Wallace DND - Sore Left Forefoot
Total   240 32-71 4-17 15-28   9 30 39 17 21 6 15 5 10 83
  45.1% 23.5% 53.6%   team rebs: 10 total to: 18

inactive

  • Bulls: James
  • Celtics: Daniels, Garnett

technical fouls

  • Bulls: --
  • Celtics: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 1
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • Officials: #10 Ron Garretson, #45 Joe Forte, #64 Eli Roe
  • Attendance: 18624
  • Duration: 2:32
Chicago Bulls (18-20) Boston Celtics (27-12)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Perkins vs Noah (Rose gains possession)
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (1 BLK)  11:40  
  11:38 Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:29
[BOS 2-0]
Pierce Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Hinrich Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Deng (1 AST)  11:12
[CHI 2-2]
 
  10:56 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:55  
Gibson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (2 BLK)  10:49  
  10:49 Team Rebound 
  10:49 Jump Ball Perkins vs Gibson (Rondo gains possession) 
  10:33 Allen 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:32  
Rose Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:22
[CHI 4-2]
 
  09:58
[BOS 4-4]
Scalabrine Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Pierce (1 AST) 
Rose Running Bank shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:45
[CHI 6-4]
 
  09:27
[BOS 6-6]
Allen Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Pierce (2 AST) 
  09:11 Perkins Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:11  
Team Rebound  09:11  
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:11
[CHI 7-6]
 
  08:46 Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:45  
Gibson Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (1 AST)  08:40
[CHI 9-6]
 
  08:40 Scalabrine Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Gibson Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  08:40  
  08:39 Scalabrine Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:20 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:19 Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  08:12 Scalabrine 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:11  
  07:56 Allen Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:56
[CHI 10-6]
 
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  07:56
[CHI 11-6]
 
  07:46 Pierce Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Deng (1 ST) 
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  07:38  
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:35  
Gibson Putback Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:35
[CHI 13-6]
 
  07:09 Perkins Reverse Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (1 BLK) 
  07:08 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:07 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Instant Replay - Support Ruling  07:07  
Deng Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:54
[CHI 15-6]
 
  06:44 Team Timeout : Regular 
Rose Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  06:38  
  06:38
[BOS 7-15]
Rondo Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  06:38 Rondo Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Deng Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:38  
Noah Driving Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS)  06:26
[CHI 17-7]
 
Deng Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  06:15  
  06:15 Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:15 Team Rebound 
  06:15 Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  06:14 Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  06:12
[BOS 9-17]
Perkins Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Deng Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (2 AST)  05:49
[CHI 19-9]
 
  05:25 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:24  
  05:20 Rondo Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Gibson Substitution replaced by Salmons  05:20  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Thomas  05:20  
Thomas Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  05:11  
  04:52
[BOS 11-19]
Perkins Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Rose Fade Away Jumper Shot: Missed  04:38  
  04:35 Scalabrine Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Rose Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  04:11  
  04:11
[BOS 12-19]
Rondo Free Throw 1 of 3 (2 PTS) 
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  04:11  
  04:11 Rondo Free Throw 2 of 3 Missed 
  04:11 Team Rebound 
  04:11 Rondo Free Throw 3 of 3 Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:11  
Deng Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST)  03:55
[CHI 21-12]
 
  03:35
[BOS 14-21]
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Hinrich Jump Shot: Missed  03:15  
Hinrich Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:14  
Hinrich Jump Shot: Missed  03:11  
Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  03:11  
Thomas Tip Shot: Missed  03:11  
  03:11 Team Rebound 
Thomas Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF)  03:11  
  03:11 Pierce Substitution replaced by Allen 
  03:11 Scalabrine Substitution replaced by Davis 
Noah Substitution replaced by Miller  03:11  
  02:57 Rondo Layup Shot: Missed 
Deng Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:56  
Miller Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (3 AST)  02:46
[CHI 23-14]
 
Hinrich Foul : Personal (1 PF)  02:34  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:34  
  02:34
[BOS 15-23]
Rondo Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  02:34 Rondo Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  02:34 Rondo Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  02:27 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Thomas (1 ST) 
Miller Jump Shot: Missed  02:04  
Thomas Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  02:03  
Thomas Putback Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:03
[CHI 25-15]
 
Miller Foul : Personal (1 PF)  01:44  
  01:44 Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  01:44 Team Rebound 
Deng Substitution replaced by Johnson  01:44  
  01:44
[BOS 16-25]
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Salmons Jump Shot: Missed  01:30  
  01:29 Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  01:15
[BOS 18-25]
Rondo Running Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Allen (1 AST) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Missed  00:50.9  
  00:49.4 Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:42.9 Allen 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  00:41.9  
Hinrich Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  00:35.8
[CHI 27-18]
 
  00:16.9 Davis Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (1 BLK) 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:15.2  
Hinrich Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:03.2
[CHI 29-18]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Chicago Bulls (18-20) Boston Celtics (27-12)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:43 Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Hinrich (1 ST) 
Hinrich Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Davis (1 ST)  11:38  
Johnson Foul : Personal (1 PF)  11:33  
  11:25 Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Thomas (2 ST) 
  11:22 Allen Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  11:22
[CHI 30-18]
 
  11:22 Allen Substitution replaced by Pierce 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  11:22  
  11:21 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:05
[BOS 20-30]
Allen Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Pierce (3 AST) 
Salmons Layup Shot: Missed  10:44  
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:43  
Salmons Jump Shot: Missed  10:40  
  10:39 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:32 Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Thomas (3 ST) 
Johnson Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  10:19  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Pargo  10:19  
  10:06 Davis Foul : Offensive (1 PF) 
  10:06 Davis Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Pargo Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Allen (1 ST)  09:58  
  09:54 Pierce Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (2 BLK) 
Salmons Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:51  
Salmons 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Pargo (1 AST)  09:44
[CHI 33-20]
 
  09:26
[BOS 22-33]
House Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Pierce (4 AST) 
Pargo 3pt Shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:09 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:58
[BOS 25-33]
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Miller Layup Shot: Missed  08:39  
Thomas Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  08:38  
Thomas Putback Layup Shot: Missed  08:35  
Thomas Rebound (Off:4 Def:1)  08:33  
Thomas Putback Layup Shot: Missed  08:32  
Salmons Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:31  
Salmons Putback Layup Shot: Missed  08:30  
  08:29 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Thomas Foul : Personal (2 PF)  08:28  
  08:28 Timeout : Official 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Deng  08:28  
Pargo Substitution replaced by Rose  08:28  
  08:28 Williams Substitution replaced by Scalabrine 
  08:15 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:14  
Rose Foul : Offensive (3 PF)  08:02  
Rose Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  08:02  
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  08:02  
  07:51 House Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Thomas (4 ST) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  07:45  
Thomas Rebound (Off:5 Def:1)  07:43  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  07:41  
  07:40 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:20
[BOS 27-33]
Davis Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Salmons Fade Away Jumper Shot: Missed  07:03  
  07:02 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:54 Allen Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Deng (2 ST) 
  06:39 Scalabrine Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Gibson  06:39  
Miller Substitution replaced by Noah  06:39  
Deng Step Back Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  06:28
[CHI 35-27]
 
  05:59 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Instant Replay - Overturn Ruling  05:59  
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  05:42  
  05:41 Scalabrine Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Gibson Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  05:29  
  05:29 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:29 House Substitution replaced by Rondo 
  05:29
[BOS 28-35]
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  05:29
[BOS 29-35]
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Deng Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (4 AST)  05:17
[CHI 37-29]
 
  05:00 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  04:59  
  04:43 Pierce Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  04:43 Allen Substitution replaced by Allen 
  04:43 Davis Substitution replaced by Perkins 
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  04:43
[CHI 38-29]
 
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  04:43
[CHI 39-29]
 
  04:29 Pierce Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (2 BLK) 
  04:27 Perkins Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  04:18 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Hinrich Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  04:08  
  03:49 Perkins Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (1 BLK) 
  03:47 Perkins Rebound (Off:4 Def:1) 
  03:45 Perkins Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (3 BLK) 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  03:43  
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  03:38  
  03:37 Perkins Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  03:26 Allen 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:25  
Noah Jump Shot: Missed  03:15  
  03:14 Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:02
[BOS 31-39]
Scalabrine Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:52  
Noah Jump Bank Hook Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (5 AST)  02:41
[CHI 41-31]
 
  02:27
[BOS 34-41]
Scalabrine 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rondo (2 AST) 
Deng Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Rondo (1 ST)  02:12  
  02:04
[BOS 36-41]
Allen Running Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (3 AST) 
  01:49 Pierce Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  01:49
[CHI 42-36]
 
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  01:49
[CHI 43-36]
 
  01:24 Scalabrine 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:21 Rondo Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  01:12 Scalabrine 3pt Shot: Missed 
Salmons Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:12  
  01:03 Scalabrine Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  01:03
[CHI 44-36]
 
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  01:03
[CHI 45-36]
 
  00:43.9 Scalabrine 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  00:43.5  
Gibson Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Deng (2 AST)  00:37.0
[CHI 47-36]
 
  00:27.9 Pierce Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (4 BLK) 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  00:25.9  
Noah Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  00:20.5  
  00:20.5 Perkins Substitution replaced by House 
  00:20.5 Scalabrine Substitution replaced by Allen 
  00:03.4
[BOS 39-47]
House 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rondo (4 AST) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Chicago Bulls (18-20) Boston Celtics (27-12)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:42
[BOS 41-47]
Allen Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Perkins (1 AST) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Deng (3 AST)  11:23
[CHI 49-41]
 
  11:05 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:04  
  11:01 Scalabrine Foul : Personal (4 PF) 
  11:01 Scalabrine Substitution replaced by Davis 
Rose Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  10:53
[CHI 51-41]
 
  10:35 Davis Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO) 
Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  10:27  
  10:15
[BOS 43-51]
Pierce Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Gibson (1 AST)  10:04
[CHI 54-43]
 
Gibson Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  09:48  
  09:48
[BOS 44-54]
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  09:48
[BOS 45-54]
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  09:37  
  09:36 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  09:28 Allen Turnover : Traveling (3 TO) 
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  09:13  
  09:13 Team Rebound 
Noah Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF)  09:13  
  09:04
[BOS 47-54]
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:59  
Deng Driving Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS)  08:46
[CHI 56-47]
 
  08:18 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:17  
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Missed  08:12  
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  08:09  
Gibson Layup Shot: Missed  08:06  
Hinrich Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  08:05  
Hinrich Running Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS)  08:01
[CHI 58-47]
 
  07:35 Allen Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  07:35  
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Deng (4 AST)  07:25
[CHI 60-47]
 
  07:24 Team Timeout : Short 
  07:01
[BOS 49-60]
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  06:54  
  06:53 Perkins Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  06:46
[BOS 51-60]
Pierce Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rondo (5 AST) 
  06:35 Perkins Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Noah Jump Shot: Missed  06:22  
  06:21 Perkins Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
Deng Foul : Personal (2 PF)  06:21  
  05:59 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Deng Jump Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (3 BLK)  05:45  
  05:43 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Gibson Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  05:39  
  05:39
[BOS 52-60]
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  05:39 Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:39  
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (6 AST)  05:25
[CHI 62-52]
 
  05:07
[BOS 54-62]
Pierce Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Gibson Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (4 BLK)  04:50  
  04:49 Rondo Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  04:42
[BOS 56-62]
Rondo Running Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  04:19  
  04:18 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Gibson Substitution replaced by Salmons  04:11  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Thomas  04:11  
  03:59 Pierce Layup Shot: Missed Block: Deng (1 BLK) 
  03:59 Team Rebound 
  03:57 Allen Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  03:56  
  03:52 Davis Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  03:52
[CHI 63-56]
 
Noah Substitution replaced by Miller  03:52  
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  03:52
[CHI 64-56]
 
  03:39 Rondo Layup Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:38  
Rose Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Miller (1 AST)  03:33
[CHI 66-56]
 
Salmons Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  03:07  
  03:07 Allen Substitution replaced by House 
  03:07 Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:07 Team Rebound 
  03:07
[BOS 57-66]
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Rose Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Perkins (1 ST)  02:56  
  02:39 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed Block: Deng (2 BLK) 
Salmons Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:37  
Miller Jump Shot: Missed  02:26  
  02:25 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  02:07
[BOS 59-66]
Davis Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Salmons 3pt Shot: Missed  01:45  
  01:44 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  01:35
[BOS 61-66]
House Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rondo (6 AST) 
Thomas Layup Shot: Missed  01:15  
Miller Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:13  
Miller Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:12
[CHI 68-61]
 
  00:53.9
[BOS 63-68]
Rondo Running Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
  00:37.0 Team Timeout : Regular 
Rose Substitution replaced by Johnson  00:37.0  
Deng Substitution replaced by Hinrich  00:37.0  
  00:37.0 Perkins Substitution replaced by Williams 
Salmons Jump Shot: Missed  00:34.8  
  00:34.2 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:21.9 Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:20.9 Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
Thomas Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  00:19.7  
  00:19.7 Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:19.7 Team Rebound 
  00:19.7 Pierce Substitution replaced by Allen 
  00:19.7 House Substitution replaced by Giddens 
  00:19.7 Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:19.6  
Hinrich Layup Shot: Missed  00:04.9  
Thomas Rebound (Off:6 Def:1)  00:04.1  
Thomas Putback Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  00:04.1
[CHI 70-63]
 
End of 3rd Quarter
Chicago Bulls (18-20) Boston Celtics (27-12)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Jump Ball Davis vs Thomas (House gains possession)  11:44  
Hinrich Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Rondo (2 ST)  11:44  
  11:38
[BOS 65-70]
House Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
House Violation:Kicked Ball  11:29  
Johnson Jump Shot: Missed  11:15  
  11:14 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  11:11 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
Salmons Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Miller (2 AST)  10:58
[CHI 72-65]
 
  10:38
[BOS 67-72]
House Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rondo (7 AST) 
  10:19 Williams Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Deng  10:19  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Rose  10:19  
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  10:19  
Team Rebound  10:19  
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:19  
  10:19 Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:04 Allen Layup Shot: Missed 
  10:04 Davis Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  09:38 Davis Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:37  
  09:37 Allen Foul : Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Thomas Substitution replaced by Gibson  09:37  
Deng Jump Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Rose (1 AST)  09:26
[CHI 74-67]
 
  09:24 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:24 Allen Substitution replaced by Allen 
  09:24 Williams Substitution replaced by Perkins 
  09:15 Perkins Foul : Offensive (3 PF) 
  09:15 Perkins Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  09:04 Allen Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:04  
Team Rebound  09:04  
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS)  09:04
[CHI 75-67]
 
  08:40
[BOS 69-75]
Allen Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Miller Jump Shot: Missed  08:26  
  08:25 House Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:06
[BOS 71-75]
Perkins Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: House (1 AST) 
Miller Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  08:06  
Miller Substitution replaced by Noah  08:06  
  08:06 Davis Substitution replaced by Pierce 
  08:06 Perkins Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  08:05  
Rose Layup Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (5 BLK)  07:53  
Team Rebound  07:52  
Deng Jump Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Rose (2 AST)  07:50
[CHI 77-71]
 
  07:35 House 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  07:34  
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  07:18  
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  07:17  
Team Timeout : Short  07:15  
Rose Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  07:10
[CHI 79-71]
 
  06:58 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Gibson (1 ST) 
Noah Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Gibson (2 AST)  06:55
[CHI 81-71]
 
Noah Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  06:41  
  06:41 House Substitution replaced by Scalabrine 
  06:41
[BOS 72-81]
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  06:41
[BOS 73-81]
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Rose Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  06:25
[CHI 83-73]
 
Noah Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  06:05  
  06:05
[BOS 74-83]
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  06:05
[BOS 75-83]
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Gibson Hook Shot: Missed  05:42  
  05:41 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  05:28
[BOS 77-83]
Perkins Turnaround Fade Away shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Pierce (5 AST) 
Rose Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Rondo (3 ST)  05:09  
  05:06 Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:Gibson (2 ST) 
Gibson Dunk Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Rose (3 AST)  04:53
[CHI 85-77]
 
  04:38 Scalabrine Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  04:37  
  04:30 Scalabrine Foul : Personal (5 PF) 
Timeout : Official  04:30  
  04:30 Scalabrine Substitution replaced by House 
  04:25 Rondo Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Rose Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  04:25  
Team Rebound  04:25  
Rose Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  04:25
[CHI 86-77]
 
  04:11 Perkins Turnaround Fade Away shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:9)  04:10  
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  03:59  
  03:58 Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  03:50
[BOS 80-86]
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: House (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:42  
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  03:23  
  03:22 Perkins Rebound (Off:4 Def:5) 
  03:07 Pierce Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  03:06  
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  02:53  
  02:52 Perkins Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  02:38 Rondo Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (2 BLK) 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  02:35  
Deng Layup Shot: Missed  02:33  
Rose Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  02:31  
  02:17 Pierce Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Salmons Substitution replaced by Hinrich  02:17  
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  02:17
[CHI 87-80]
 
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  02:17
[CHI 88-80]
 
  02:03 Allen 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  02:02  
Rose Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  01:48
[CHI 90-80]
 
  01:48 Team Timeout : Regular 
Noah Foul : Shooting (4 PF)  01:43  
  01:43 Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  01:43 Team Rebound 
  01:43 House Substitution replaced by Davis 
  01:43
[BOS 81-90]
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS) 
  01:24 Davis Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  01:24
[CHI 91-81]
 
  01:24 Davis Substitution replaced by House 
Gibson Substitution replaced by Salmons  01:24  
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  01:24
[CHI 92-81]
 
  01:14 Rondo 3pt Shot: Missed 
Salmons Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:13  
Noah Hook Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Rose (4 AST)  00:53.7
[CHI 94-81]
 
  00:43.3
[BOS 83-94]
Perkins Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Pierce (6 AST) 
Rose Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS)  00:27.4
[CHI 96-83]
 
  00:12.9 Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:10)  00:12.2  
End of 4th Quarter
broadcast information
country channel time
usa TNT National 8:00 pm ET
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CHI
3rd Central
41
41
7-3
24-17
17-24
BOS
1st Atlantic
50
32
3-7
24-17
26-15
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CHI
2 players 26.8
2 players 13.0
2 players 7.2
2 players 1.4
2 players 1.8
BOS
Pierce 24.3
Garnett 8.8
Rondo 11.8
Perkins 2.3
Rondo 2.4

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