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Notebook: Bulls 93, Celtics 86


Posted Friday April 6, 2012 1:14AM

By Kent McDill, for NBA.com

THE FACTS: After falling behind by 13 late in the first half, the Chicago Bulls locked down the visiting Boston Celtics in the second half and recorded a 93-86 victory Thursday at the United Center. Luol Deng led the Bulls with 26 points, 18 in the second half. Chicago's Carlos Boozer had 12 points and 14 rebounds, while Joakim Noah had 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots for the Bulls. Paul Pierce had 22 points for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 12 points and 14 rebounds and Rajon Rondo had 10 points and 12 assists.

THE STAT: The Bulls trailed by 11 at halftime, but took 12 more shots than the Celtics in the second half thanks to nine offensive rebounds.

THE STAT II: The Bulls committed eight first-half turnovers but only had four more in the second half.

THE STAT III: The Bulls finished the game with eight blocked shots while the Celtics had just two.

QUOTABLE: "We just played more inspired.''
-- Bulls center Joakim Noah, talking about the second half of the game.

QUOTABLE II: "We're not going to go places with that kind of mental toughness. It was a crime. We just thought we were cool tonight. We were the cool Celtics. No one wanted to work."
-- Boston coach Doc Rivers.

TURNING POINT: The Bulls erased the 49-38 halftime deficit in the first eight minutes of the third quarter, including eight straight points just before Watson hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 58.

THE MOMENT: In front of the TNT national audience, the game had a remarkable 30-second stretch in the fourth quarter. With the Bulls up 81-77, Bulls guard C.J. Watson stole a pass from Paul Pierce and took off on a fast break. He missed his layup, Luol Deng missed a putback, the Celtics got the ball but at the Boston end Noah blocked Pierce at the basket, and Deng scored on a fast break layup for a six-point Bulls lead with four minutes remaining.

INJURY UPDATE: After playing the guessing game with the media before the game, the Bulls did not use guard Derrick Rose for the 12th straight game because of his sore right groin. Rose said he would definitely play against the New York Knicks on Sunday in Madison Square Garden. Rip Hamilton had his best game of three since coming back from a shoulder injury, scoring nine points with three assists and three rebounds with no turnovers. In his second game back from a sore ankle, Ray Allen came off the bench and scored 14 points in 31 minutes (Avery Bradley started for him and scored nine points in 27 minutes).

QUOTABLE III: "I don't know if it was tired legs or mental weakness, but we didn't come out and put this team away like we should have when we were up 11."
-- Boston forward Paul Pierce.

HOT: Joakim Noah had his second straight great game. In the two contests he has made 12-for-17 shots, grabbed nine rebounds in each, and has had seven blocked shots.

NOTABLE: With the victory, the Bulls avoided their first three-game losing streak in the regular season since March of 2010 when they lost 10 games in a row... the Celtics have lost five straight regular season games at the United Center... When Ray Allen did not start Thursday, it was only the fourth time in his career he has played in a game when he did not start.

UP NEXT: For the Bulls, @ New York Sunday, vs. New York Tuesday, vs. Miami Thursday. For the Celtics, @ Indiana Saturday, vs. Philadelphia Sunday, at Miami Tuesday.

BOS
CHI
   
    • 42.9%

    • 41.2%

    • 38.5%

    • 31.2%

    • 83.3%

    • 84.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOSCHI
Total Rebounds3644
Offensive Rebounds714
Turnovers1312
Fast Break Pts:1611
Biggest Lead:1310
Points in the Paint:3032
BOSCHI
pPierce   22Deng   26
rbGarnett   14Boozer   14
aRondo   12Watson   8
sBass   3Deng   4
b2 players   1Noah   3
 
  • 01/13 - CHI 88 @ BOS 79
  • 02/12 - CHI 91 @ BOS 95
  • 02/16 - BOS 80 @ CHI 89
  • 04/05 - BOS 86 @ CHI 93
Boston Celtics (6-5)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
P. PierceF40:108-213-73-5-617843210422
B. BassF33:566-120-03-4+423502301115
K. GarnettC-F37:575-160-02-2-151131444030112
A. BradleyG26:414-81-10-0-101011513019
R. RondoG37:194-80-12-2-1134122140010
G. Stiemsma 11:070-10-02-2-31010300002
R. Allen 31:095-101-43-3-102213110114
K. Dooling 02:100-00-00-0-40000001000
S. Pavlovic 06:390-00-00-0+10110000000
R. Hollins 12:511-10-00-000000200102
M. DanielsDNP - Coach's Decision
J. JohnsonDNP - Coach's Decision
E. MooreDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24033-775-1315-18 7293622248132886
 42.9%38.5%83.3% team rebs: 8total to: 14
Chicago Bulls (5-5)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
L. DengF41:179-210-48-8+742635411026
C. BoozerF33:185-120-02-4+102121433020112
J. NoahC34:155-60-07-7+627912013017
R. HamiltonG20:034-111-20-1+51233210009
C. WatsonG38:555-162-63-4+502282261115
R. Brewer 20:421-30-10-0+11011100002
J. Lucas 09:052-41-20-0+20001000005
O. Asik 13:450-10-00-0+12240112100
T. Gibson 14:341-30-02-2-32352200204
K. Korver 13:581-31-10-0+10000000003
J. Butler 00:080-00-00-000000000000
M. JamesDNP - Coach's Decision
B. ScalabrineDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24033-805-1622-26 14304422188128293
 41.2%31.2%84.6% team rebs: 10total to: 12

inactive

  • Celtics: O'Neal, Pietrus
  • Bulls: Rose

technical fouls

  • Celtics: Garnett
  • Bulls: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 4
  • Times Tied: 5

arena stats

  • Arena: United Center, Chicago, IL
  • Officials: #13 Monty McCutchen, #20 Leroy Richardson, #65 Sean Wright
  • Attendance: 22423
  • Duration: 2:35
Boston Celtics (30-24) Chicago Bulls (43-13)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Noah vs Garnett (Watson gains possession)
  11:47
[CHI 2-0]
Boozer Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Watson (1 AST) 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  11:31  
  11:31 Team Rebound 
  11:31 Jump Ball Noah vs Garnett (Watson gains possession) 
  11:17 Hamilton Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:15 Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:15
[CHI 4-0]
Noah Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Pierce Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:52
[BOS 2-4]
 
  10:34 Watson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Rondo (1 ST) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Garnett (1 AST)  10:19
[BOS 4-4]
 
  09:57 Boozer Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:56  
Bradley Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  09:49  
  09:47 Boozer Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:33 Boozer Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Garnett Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (1 BLK)  09:20  
  09:18 Boozer Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:01 Watson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:00 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  08:56 Hamilton Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:56 Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Garnett Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  08:56  
  08:56 Boozer Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:56 Team Rebound 
  08:56 Boozer Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:54  
Pierce Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  08:38  
  08:37 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  08:28
[CHI 6-4]
Noah Running Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hamilton (1 AST) 
Bass Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rondo (1 AST)  08:11
[BOS 6-6]
 
  07:54 Hamilton Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:53  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rondo (2 AST)  07:47
[BOS 9-6]
 
  07:25 Boozer Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Pierce (1 ST) 
Pierce Running Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rondo (3 AST)  07:20
[BOS 11-6]
 
  07:02 Boozer Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:00  
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  06:46  
  06:45 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  06:35 Watson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Bass (1 ST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  06:28  
  06:27 Hamilton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:15 Deng 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:14  
Rondo Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Deng (1 ST)  06:10  
  06:07
[CHI 8-11]
Hamilton Running Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Watson (2 AST) 
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Garnett (2 AST)  05:44
[BOS 13-8]
 
  05:23
[CHI 10-13]
Watson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  05:02  
  05:00 Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:55 Hamilton Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:53  
Pierce Pullup Jump shot: Missed  04:43  
  04:42 Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  04:26 Deng 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:25  
Bradley Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  04:12  
  04:11 Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Bradley Foul: Personal (1 PF)  04:00  
  04:00 Team Timeout : Regular 
Garnett Substitution replaced by Stiemsma  04:00  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Allen  04:00  
Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  03:53  
  03:53
[CHI 11-13]
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  03:53
[CHI 12-13]
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  03:35  
  03:33 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  03:21 Hamilton Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:20  
Pierce Driving Jump shot: Made (9 PTS)  03:02
[BOS 15-12]
 
  02:36 Watson Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Bass (2 ST) 
  02:35 Hamilton Foul: Clear Path (1 PF) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:35  
  02:35 Hamilton Substitution replaced by Brewer 
Rondo Free Throw Clear Path 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  02:35
[BOS 16-12]
 
Rondo Free Throw Clear Path 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  02:35
[BOS 17-12]
 
Allen Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:23
[BOS 19-12]
 
Pierce Foul: Personal (1 PF)  02:11  
  01:58 Deng Driving Jump shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:57  
Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Deng (2 ST)  01:47  
  01:39 Watson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:38 Deng Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  01:38
[CHI 14-19]
Deng Tip Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Rondo (4 AST)  01:22
[BOS 22-14]
 
Bass Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  01:07  
  01:07
[CHI 15-22]
Boozer Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  01:07
[CHI 16-22]
Boozer Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  00:51.0 Noah Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Rondo Substitution replaced by Dooling  00:51.0  
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  00:46.1  
  00:46.1 Team Rebound 
Stiemsma Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  00:46.1  
  00:46.1
[CHI 17-22]
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  00:46.1 Watson Substitution replaced by Lucas 
  00:46.1
[CHI 18-22]
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Stiemsma Jump Shot: Missed  00:26.9  
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:25.7  
Bass Putback Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (2 BLK)  00:24.5  
Team Rebound  00:24.5  
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  00:12.9  
  00:11.8 Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  00:00.5 Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (30-24) Chicago Bulls (43-13)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Dooling Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  11:43  
  11:30
[CHI 20-22]
Lucas Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  11:10  
  11:09 Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:50 Lucas Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:49 Team Rebound 
Allen Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  10:49  
Dooling Substitution replaced by Pavlovic  10:49  
  10:36 Deng Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:34  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed Block: Asik (1 BLK)  10:16  
Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:14  
Bradley Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:09
[BOS 24-20]
 
Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (3 PF)  09:59  
  09:59
[CHI 21-24]
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Hollins  09:59  
  09:59
[CHI 22-24]
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  09:35  
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:34  
Garnett Putback Dunk Shot: Missed  09:34  
  09:33 Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:22 Asik Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO) 
Garnett Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:08
[BOS 26-22]
 
  08:50 Deng Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  08:49  
Bradley Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Deng (3 ST)  08:43  
Bradley Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  08:43  
  08:43  
  08:27 Asik Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  08:27 Asik Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Bradley Running Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Garnett (3 AST)  08:12
[BOS 28-22]
 
  07:51 Gibson Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Pavlovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:50  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  07:42  
  07:40 Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:20
[CHI 24-28]
Deng Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Gibson (1 AST) 
Hollins Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  06:55
[BOS 30-24]
 
  06:49 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:49 Deng Substitution replaced by Boozer 
  06:49 Lucas Substitution replaced by Noah 
  06:49 Asik Substitution replaced by Watson 
  06:49 Gibson Substitution replaced by Korver 
  06:36
[CHI 26-30]
Watson Driving Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Noah (1 AST) 
  06:22 Brewer Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Allen Free Throw 1 of 3 (3 PTS)  06:22
[BOS 31-26]
 
Allen Free Throw 2 of 3 (4 PTS)  06:22
[BOS 32-26]
 
Pavlovic Substitution replaced by Pierce  06:22  
Allen Free Throw 3 of 3 (5 PTS)  06:22
[BOS 33-26]
 
  06:04
[CHI 28-33]
Noah Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Brewer (1 AST) 
Hollins Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  06:04  
Allen Substitution replaced by Rondo  06:04  
  06:04
[CHI 29-33]
Noah Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  05:49  
  05:48 Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  05:37
[CHI 31-33]
Watson Floating Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:27  
Garnett Substitution replaced by Allen  05:27  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Bass  05:27  
  05:11 Noah Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:11  
Team Rebound  05:11  
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:11
[BOS 34-31]
 
  04:55 Boozer Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:54  
Bass Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rondo (5 AST)  04:40
[BOS 36-31]
 
  04:15 Watson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Hollins (1 BLK) 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  04:12  
Bass Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  04:10
[BOS 38-31]
 
  03:43 Watson Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  03:42 Boozer Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  03:40
[CHI 33-38]
Boozer Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Allen Jump Shot: Missed  03:24  
  03:23 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  03:07 Noah Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
  03:07 Brewer Substitution replaced by Deng 
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Missed  02:54  
Team Rebound  02:54  
  02:54 Watson Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Pierce Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  02:42
[BOS 40-33]
 
  02:42 Deng Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 1 (15 PTS)  02:42
[BOS 41-33]
 
Rondo Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  02:33  
  02:33 Watson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  02:33 Team Rebound 
Hollins Substitution replaced by Garnett  02:33  
  02:33
[CHI 34-41]
Watson Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Allen Driving Jump shot: Missed Block: Watson (1 BLK)  02:19  
  02:19 Team Rebound 
  02:19 Jump Ball Watson vs Allen (Korver gains possession) 
Rondo Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  02:06  
Team Timeout : Short  02:06  
  02:06
[CHI 35-41]
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  02:06
[CHI 36-41]
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Garnett Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (6 AST)  01:50
[BOS 43-36]
 
  01:26 Korver Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  01:25  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  01:19  
Rondo Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  01:18  
  01:17 Boozer Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  01:17
[BOS 44-36]
 
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  01:17
[BOS 45-36]
 
  01:05 Deng Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  01:03  
Pierce Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Rondo (7 AST)  00:51.6
[BOS 47-36]
 
  00:35.8 Deng 3pt Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:34.9  
Rondo Floating Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  00:29.8
[BOS 49-36]
 
  00:22.8 Team Timeout : Short 
Bass Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF)  00:08.5  
  00:08.5
[CHI 37-49]
Watson Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Bass Substitution replaced by Dooling  00:08.5  
  00:08.5 Boozer Substitution replaced by Butler 
  00:08.5 Korver Substitution replaced by Brewer 
  00:08.5
[CHI 38-49]
Watson Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  00:00.3  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (30-24) Chicago Bulls (43-13)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  11:43  
  11:41 Boozer Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
  11:33
[CHI 40-49]
Hamilton Running Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Watson (3 AST) 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  11:12  
  11:11 Deng Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:55
[CHI 42-49]
Deng Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Boozer (1 AST) 
  10:35 Watson Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Hamilton (1 ST)  10:33  
Pierce Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  10:29  
  10:29
[CHI 43-49]
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  10:29
[CHI 44-49]
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  10:12  
  10:11 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  10:05 Hamilton Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:04 Team Rebound 
  09:42 Watson Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  09:41  
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rondo (8 AST)  09:17
[BOS 51-44]
 
  08:58
[CHI 47-51]
Hamilton 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Boozer (2 AST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rondo (9 AST)  08:35
[BOS 53-47]
 
  08:25 Noah Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:24  
  08:23 Deng Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rondo (10 AST)  08:08
[BOS 56-47]
 
  07:53
[CHI 49-56]
Noah Slam Dunk Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Watson (4 AST) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  07:31  
  07:30 Hamilton Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:21
[CHI 51-56]
Boozer Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Deng (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:18  
Bass Substitution replaced by Stiemsma  07:18  
Bradley Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  07:15  
  07:12
[CHI 53-56]
Noah Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Hamilton (2 AST) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  07:02  
  07:01 Boozer Rebound (Off:2 Def:9) 
Bradley Foul: Personal (3 PF)  06:51  
  06:35 Watson Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:35 Deng Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Bradley Foul: Personal (4 PF)  06:35  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Allen  06:35  
  06:27
[CHI 55-56]
Boozer Hook Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Hamilton (3 AST) 
  06:08 Hamilton Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  06:00  
  05:59 Boozer Rebound (Off:2 Def:10) 
  05:37 Deng 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  05:36  
Allen Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Deng (4 ST)  05:31  
  05:23 Boozer Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:9)  05:22  
  05:21 Boozer Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Pierce Substitution replaced by Pavlovic  05:21  
Garnett Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  05:21  
Garnett Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  05:21  
Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Bass  05:21  
Garnett Technical  05:12  
  05:12 Hamilton Free Throw Technical Missed 
  05:12 Team Rebound 
  05:05 Boozer Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:03 Deng Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  04:59 Hamilton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:58 Hamilton Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:54 Deng Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:10)  04:52  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  04:38  
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:36  
Bass Putback Dunk Shot: Made (13 PTS)  04:36
[BOS 58-55]
 
  04:12
[CHI 58-58]
Watson 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Boozer (3 AST) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  03:48  
  03:47 Watson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:42
[CHI 61-58]
Watson 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  03:14  
  03:13 Deng Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
Garnett Foul: Personal (3 PF)  03:09  
Garnett Substitution replaced by Stiemsma  03:09  
  03:09 Boozer Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  03:09 Noah Substitution replaced by Asik 
Pavlovic Substitution replaced by Pierce  03:09  
  02:57 Watson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:55 Asik Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:46 Deng Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  02:45  
Allen Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Pierce (1 AST)  02:24
[BOS 60-61]
 
  02:05 Gibson Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:03  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Rondo (11 AST)  01:54
[BOS 63-61]
 
  01:37
[CHI 63-63]
Hamilton Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Watson (5 AST) 
  01:22 Deng Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  01:22 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:22 Hamilton Substitution replaced by Brewer 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:22  
Team Rebound  01:22  
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  01:22
[BOS 64-63]
 
  01:11 Watson Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Pierce (2 ST) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  00:52.9  
Stiemsma Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:51.6  
  00:50.1 Gibson Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Stiemsma Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:50.1
[BOS 65-63]
 
Stiemsma Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  00:50.1
[BOS 66-63]
 
  00:28.9 Watson Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:28.2 Brewer Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:28.2
[CHI 65-66]
Brewer Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed Block: Deng (1 BLK)  00:07.9  
  00:05.8 Asik Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Pierce Foul: Shooting (3 PF)  00:03.3  
  00:03.3
[CHI 66-66]
Deng Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  00:03.3
[CHI 67-66]
Deng Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Rondo Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Watson (1 ST)  00:01.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:39 Watson Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:38 Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  11:37 Asik Putback Layup Shot: Missed 
  11:37 Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Hollins Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  11:37  
  11:37
[CHI 68-66]
Gibson Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  11:37
[CHI 69-66]
Gibson Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  11:14 Gibson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
Garnett Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  11:14
[BOS 67-69]
 
  11:14 Watson Substitution replaced by Lucas 
Garnett Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  11:14
[BOS 68-69]
 
  10:53
[CHI 71-68]
Deng Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Lucas (1 AST) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Pierce (2 AST)  10:34
[BOS 70-71]
 
  10:10
[CHI 74-70]
Lucas 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Garnett Foul: Offensive (4 PF)  09:52  
Garnett Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  09:52  
  09:34 Lucas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:11)  09:33  
Pierce Running Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (1 BLK)  09:27  
Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  09:27  
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Garnett (4 AST)  09:21
[BOS 73-74]
 
  08:58
[CHI 76-73]
Gibson Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Deng (2 AST) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  08:42  
  08:41 Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  08:19
[CHI 78-73]
Deng Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
  08:06 Deng Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
  08:06  
Allen Substitution replaced by Rondo  08:06  
  08:06 Deng Substitution replaced by Korver 
  08:06 Lucas Substitution replaced by Watson 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (2 BLK)  07:52  
Team Rebound  07:52  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  07:52  
  07:32 Watson Turnover : Lost Ball (5 TO) Steal:Bradley (1 ST) 
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  07:28
[BOS 75-78]
 
  07:10 Brewer Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:08 Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  07:04
[CHI 81-75]
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Gibson (2 AST) 
Garnett Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Asik (1 ST)  06:44  
  06:35 Asik Substitution replaced by Noah 
  06:35 Gibson Substitution replaced by Boozer 
Hollins Substitution replaced by Bass  06:35  
  06:31 Korver Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:31  
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Pierce (3 AST)  06:16
[BOS 77-81]
 
Bradley Foul: Personal (5 PF)  05:57  
  05:57 Team Timeout : Regular 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Allen  05:57  
  05:41 Boozer Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  05:40  
Garnett Layup Shot: Missed  05:21  
  05:20 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  05:05 Boozer Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bass (1 BLK) 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  05:05  
  05:05 Boozer Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  05:05 Brewer Substitution replaced by Deng 
Pierce Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Watson (2 ST)  04:54  
  04:49 Watson Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:47 Deng Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  04:45 Deng Putback Layup Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  04:44  
Pierce Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (3 BLK)  04:36  
  04:34 Watson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:31
[CHI 83-77]
Deng Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Watson (6 AST) 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Rondo (12 AST)  04:16
[BOS 79-83]
 
  03:57
[CHI 85-79]
Deng Jump Shot: Made (22 PTS) 
Garnett Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  03:34  
  03:32 Boozer Rebound (Off:2 Def:11) 
  03:11
[CHI 87-79]
Deng Floating Jump shot: Made (24 PTS) Assist: Watson (7 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:10  
  03:10 Boozer Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  03:10 Korver Substitution replaced by Brewer 
Allen Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  02:43
[BOS 81-87]
 
  02:33 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:33 Brewer Substitution replaced by Korver 
  02:33 Gibson Substitution replaced by Boozer 
  02:20
[CHI 89-81]
Deng Jump Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Watson (8 AST) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  01:59  
  01:59 Team Rebound 
  01:42
[CHI 91-81]
Boozer Slam Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Deng (3 AST) 
  01:36 Deng Foul: Shooting (5 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS)  01:36
[BOS 82-91]
 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:36  
  01:34 Boozer Rebound (Off:2 Def:12) 
  01:19 Watson Turnover : Bad Pass (6 TO) Steal:Allen (1 ST) 
Rondo Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Allen (1 AST)  01:17
[BOS 84-91]
 
  01:17 Team Timeout : Regular 
Allen Substitution replaced by Bradley  01:17  
  00:54.0 Deng Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:12)  00:54.0  
Team Timeout : Regular  00:54.0  
  00:54.0 Boozer Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  00:54.0 Korver Substitution replaced by Brewer 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Allen  00:54.0  
Allen Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Pierce (4 AST)  00:42.3
[BOS 86-91]
 
  00:42.3 Team Timeout : Short 
Allen Substitution replaced by Bradley  00:42.3  
  00:42.3 Brewer Substitution replaced by Boozer 
  00:42.3 Gibson Substitution replaced by Korver 
  00:25.9 Watson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:13)  00:25.2  
Team Timeout : Short  00:25.2  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Allen  00:25.2  
Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO)  00:21.5  
  00:20.9 Deng Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bass (3 ST) 
Rondo 3pt Shot: Missed  00:09.9  
  00:08.9 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
Allen Foul: Personal (2 PF)  00:06.7  
Allen Foul: Personal (3 PF)  00:05.6  
  00:05.6
[CHI 92-86]
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  00:05.6
[CHI 93-86]
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
End of 4th Quarter
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1st Atlantic
39
27
7-3
24-9
15-18
CHI
1st Central
50
16
7-3
26-7
24-9
 
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