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Thomas carries Boston to 105-100 win over Chicago


By KEN POWTAK
Posted Dec 09 2015 10:54PM

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Celtics didn't get caught up in the hype surrounding their next game.

They focused on the Chicago Bulls.

Isaiah Thomas scored nine of his 20 points in the final three minutes to lead the Celtics to a 105-100 victory over the Bulls on Wednesday night.

Boston hosts undefeated Golden State next on Friday.

"Everybody in the league is talking about Golden State," Celtics forward Jared Sullinger said. "A lot of times you get a Tweet: `Hey Sully, good luck on Friday.' I was like: `We play on Wednesday.' In this league if you overlook anybody, you're going to come up short. I'm not talking about a four, five-point loss. I'm talking about 25-point loss if you look ahead."

But now they can.

"It's OK to look at it now," Boston coach Brad Stevens said. "I thought they did a good job of looking at the task at hand."

Kelly Olynyk scored 15 points. Jae Crowder and Evan Turner each had 13, and David Lee 12 for the Celtics, who had eight players in double figures and won for the fourth time in five games.

Jimmy Butler led Chicago with a season-high 36 points, and Pau Gasol had his fifth straight double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds. Derrick Rose added 12 points for the Bulls, who lost their third straight.

"After two tough losses, I thought we played hard," Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. "I thought our effort gave us an opportunity. We held them to 41 percent shooting; that gives you a chance to win on the road. Now it's sticking together. We have three in a row here that we've lost, and we've got to find a way to band together."

The Bulls' veterans are wondering what's happened.

"This is our first time really going through it," Rose said. "The nucleus of this team, we've been together for a long time. We're just trying to figure things out."

Trailing by eight points with 3 1/2 minutes to go, the Bulls sliced it to 91-88 on Nikola Mirotic's fast-break layup.

But Thomas scored the next five points, the final three coming on a three-point play after he was fouled on a spinning drive down the lane with 2:23 to play.

Butler's two free throws with 32 seconds left sliced the deficit to four points, but Thomas hit four free throws and Turner one to seal it.

Sparked by six points from Lee, the Celtics opened the final quarter with a 12-2 run to pull to their largest lead of the game, 87-77 with just under 7 minutes to play. Lee capped the spree with a dunk.

The Bulls missed eight of their first nine shots in the fourth.

The teams were tied three times and the lead traded hands four in the third quarter before Thomas' 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds left sent the clubs into the fourth tied at 75-all.

The Bulls closed the final 68 seconds of the opening half with a 6-0 run to take a 54-51 edge into intermission.

TIP-INS

Bulls: Hoiberg said his team was still bothered by the last two games, especially after giving up 42 fourth-quarter points in a loss to Phoenix on Monday. "It hurt the players and the coaches," he said.

Celtics: G Marcus Smart missed his 10th straight with lower left leg injury. G R.J. Hunter was out with a hip flexor. ... The Celtics wore warmups with `Loscy' written on the front. Former player Jim Loscutoff died on Dec. 1. He was 85.

QUOTE OF THE NIGHT

Sullinger had a simple way to look at Golden State.

"They're in the same league as us," he said. "They get paid on the first and 15th just like us."

ANOTHER DOUBLE-DOUBLE

It was Gasol's 11th this season.

SPREADING IT AROUND

Stevens said the eight in double figures is just how his club needs to play.

"I just think that's who we have to be," he said.

UP NEXT:

Bulls: Host Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.

Celtics: Host Golden State on Friday.


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CHI
BOS
     
    • 42.9%

    • 41.3%

    • 28.6%

    • 21.7%

    • 69.6%

    • 85.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CHI BOS
Total Rebounds 50 45
Offensive Rebounds 15 13
Turnovers 16 12
Fast Break Pts: 11 11
Biggest Lead: 8 10
Points in the Paint: 44 54
CHI BOS
p Butler   36 Thomas   20
rb Gasol   15 Sullinger   16
a 2 players   6 Turner   7
s 2 players   2 Crowder   3
b Gasol   2 Sullinger   3
 
  • 12/09 - CHI 100 @ BOS 105
  • 01/07 - BOS 92 @ CHI 101
  • 01/22 - CHI 101 @ BOS 110
Chicago Bulls (11-8)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
T. Snell F 21:43 0-5 0-2 0-0 -5 1 1 2 3 2 2 3 0 0 0
T. Gibson F 19:48 4-6 0-0 0-0 -5 4 3 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 8
P. Gasol C 33:14 7-17 0-1 2-3 +11 5 10 15 4 3 1 4 2 2 16
J. Butler G 38:48 12-24 0-5 12-14 +3 0 7 7 0 3 1 1 0 0 36
D. Rose G 36:30 5-11 1-3 1-4 -3 0 2 2 6 0 0 3 1 1 12
K. Hinrich   11:02 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 2
J. Noah   20:49 2-5 0-0 1-2 -18 2 3 5 6 2 2 2 1 0 5
D. McDermott   26:17 4-11 3-4 0-0 0 1 6 7 0 2 0 1 0 0 11
N. Mirotic   22:09 4-10 2-6 0-0 +2 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 0 10
E. Moore   09:40 0-1 0-0 0-0 -10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Bairstow DNP - Coach's Decision
A. Brooks DNP - Coach's Decision
B. Portis DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-91 6-21 16-23   15 35 50 22 18 7 16 5 4 100
  42.9% 28.6% 69.6%   team rebs: 12 total to: 18
Boston Celtics (13-9)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Crowder F 32:32 5-10 1-3 2-2 -2 0 3 3 0 5 3 1 0 0 13
A. Johnson F 26:14 6-9 0-0 0-0 -8 3 2 5 2 6 1 1 0 1 12
J. Sullinger C 27:25 4-11 0-2 2-4 -3 5 11 16 1 1 1 1 3 0 10
A. Bradley G 38:49 5-15 0-6 0-0 -1 1 1 2 3 2 1 3 0 0 10
I. Thomas G 31:17 5-15 2-5 8-8 -7 0 5 5 5 0 0 2 0 1 20
E. Turner   28:43 3-8 0-1 7-8 +15 1 2 3 7 1 2 2 0 1 13
K. Olynyk   19:54 5-11 2-5 3-4 +14 1 3 4 2 5 1 1 1 0 15
J. Young   16:04 0-2 0-1 0-0 +15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
D. Lee   18:26 5-11 0-0 2-2 +6 2 4 6 2 2 1 1 0 1 12
J. Jerebko   00:36 0-0 0-0 0-0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Mickey DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Rozier DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Zeller DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 38-92 5-23 24-28   13 32 45 22 22 10 12 4 5 105
  41.3% 21.7% 85.7%   team rebs: 10 total to: 12

inactive

  • Bulls: Dunleavy, Felicio
  • Celtics: Hunter, Smart

technical fouls

  • Bulls: --
  • Celtics: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 10
  • Times Tied: 13

arena stats

  • Arena: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • Officials: #48 Scott Foster, #6 Tony Brown, #74 Curtis Blair
  • Attendance: 17318
  • Duration: 2:25
Chicago Bulls (11-8) Boston Celtics (13-9)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Johnson vs Gasol (Thomas gains possession)
  11:45 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:44  
Butler Pullup Jump shot: Missed  11:27  
  11:27 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:15 Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:14  
  11:03 Bradley Foul: Personal (1 PF) (T Brown) 
Snell 3pt Shot: Missed  10:55  
  10:54 Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:49 Thomas Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Snell (1 ST) 
Snell Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Johnson (1 ST)  10:44  
  10:25
[BOS 2-0]
Johnson Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:07
[CHI 2-2]
 
  09:51 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:51  
Rose Step Back Bank Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:42
[CHI 4-2]
 
  09:28 Bradley Jump Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:27  
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:09 Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:00 Sullinger Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Gibson Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gasol (1 AST)  08:44
[CHI 6-2]
 
  08:32 Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:31  
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  08:19  
  08:18 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:14 Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Butler (1 ST) 
Butler Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:58
[CHI 8-2]
 
  07:58 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:50
[BOS 5-8]
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST) 
Rose 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gibson (1 AST)  07:30
[CHI 11-5]
 
  07:09 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:08 Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:03 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:01 Team Rebound 
  06:55 Bradley Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:54  
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rose (1 AST)  06:42
[CHI 13-5]
 
  06:17 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:16  
Rose Driving Layup Shot: Missed  06:08  
  06:07 Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:02
[BOS 7-13]
Bradley Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rose (2 AST)  05:42
[CHI 15-7]
 
Butler Foul: Personal Block (1 PF) (C Blair)  05:36  
  05:36 Bradley Substitution replaced by Turner 
  05:36 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Olynyk 
  05:26 Olynyk Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:25  
Rose Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  05:21  
  05:06 Olynyk Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:05 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  05:04 Johnson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (1 BLK) 
  05:03 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  05:02
[BOS 9-15]
Johnson Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Butler Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (1 ST)  04:48  
  04:42 Crowder Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:40 Team Rebound 
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  04:40  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Noah  04:40  
  04:32
[BOS 11-15]
Crowder Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST) 
Gasol Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (2 ST)  04:13  
  04:09 Crowder Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
  03:57 Johnson Foul: Personal (1 PF) (C Blair) 
Noah Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Snell (1 AST)  03:40
[CHI 17-11]
 
  03:33
[BOS 13-17]
Turner Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  03:21  
  03:20 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:16 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:15  
Butler Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gasol (2 AST)  03:10
[CHI 19-13]
 
  02:54 Crowder Jump Shot: Missed 
Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:53  
Snell Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Crowder (3 ST)  02:52  
  02:50
[BOS 15-19]
Crowder Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:50  
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  02:50  
Gasol Substitution replaced by Mirotic  02:50  
  02:50 Thomas Substitution replaced by Young 
Butler Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Noah (1 AST)  02:34
[CHI 21-15]
 
  02:17
[BOS 18-21]
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST) 
McDermott Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  02:02  
  01:45
[BOS 20-21]
Crowder Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST) 
McDermott Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:27
[CHI 23-20]
 
  01:12
[BOS 22-23]
Olynyk Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Johnson (2 AST) 
  00:58.5 Crowder Foul: Personal (1 PF) (T Brown) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  00:48.9  
Team Rebound  00:47.9  
  00:47.9 Olynyk Foul: Inbound (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Foster) 
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  00:47.9
[CHI 24-22]
 
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:47.9  
Mirotic Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:47.8  
McDermott Floating Jump shot: Missed  00:41.9  
  00:40.5 Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:31.7 Turner Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Noah Driving Layup Shot: Missed  00:21.9  
  00:20.7 Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Hinrich Foul: Personal (1 PF) (S Foster)  00:06.2  
  00:02.5
[BOS 24-24]
Johnson Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Olynyk (1 AST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.2  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Chicago Bulls (11-8) Boston Celtics (13-9)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
McDermott Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Missed  11:50  
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:49  
Noah Tip Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  11:49
[CHI 26-24]
 
  11:33 Lee Layup Shot: Missed 
  11:32 Olynyk Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:31 Olynyk Layup Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  11:30  
McDermott 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (1 AST)  11:08
[CHI 29-24]
 
  10:50 Turner Jump Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:49  
McDermott Jump Shot: Missed  10:39  
  10:38 Lee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:27
[BOS 26-29]
Olynyk Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Noah (2 AST)  10:13
[CHI 32-26]
 
Mirotic Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Foster)  09:55  
  09:55
[BOS 27-32]
Olynyk Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Rose  09:55  
  09:55
[BOS 28-32]
Olynyk Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Moore Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  09:38  
  09:37 Lee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:27
[BOS 31-32]
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Rose Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  09:16  
  09:07 Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:06  
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Noah (3 AST)  08:47
[CHI 35-31]
 
  08:28
[BOS 33-35]
Lee Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  08:20  
  08:19 Lee Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  08:11 Young 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:10  
Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Olynyk (1 ST)  07:57  
  07:55 Bradley Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:54 Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:53
[BOS 35-35]
Bradley Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Rose Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Turner (1 ST)  07:41  
  07:35
[BOS 37-35]
Turner Running Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:35  
Noah Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO)  07:19  
  07:04
[BOS 39-35]
Lee Cutting Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Olynyk (2 AST) 
Rose Step Back Jump shot: Missed  06:53  
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  06:52  
Rose Cutting Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Noah (4 AST)  06:49
[CHI 37-39]
 
Noah Substitution replaced by Gasol  06:37  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Butler  06:37  
Moore Substitution replaced by Gibson  06:37  
  06:35 Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:34  
  06:16 Olynyk Foul: Personal (2 PF) (S Foster) 
  06:16 Young Substitution replaced by Thomas 
  06:16 Olynyk Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
  06:07 Turner Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  06:07
[CHI 38-39]
 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  06:07
[CHI 39-39]
 
  05:53 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:52  
McDermott 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Rose (3 AST)  05:46
[CHI 42-39]
 
  05:30
[BOS 41-42]
Turner Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
McDermott Jump Shot: Missed  05:07  
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:06  
McDermott Tip Layup Shot: Missed  05:06  
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:05  
Gibson Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  05:04
[CHI 44-41]
 
  04:48 Lee Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:47 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  04:47
[BOS 43-44]
Sullinger Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  04:39 Lee Foul: Personal (1 PF) (T Brown) 
  04:39  
  04:39 Turner Substitution replaced by Crowder 
Gasol Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Sullinger (1 ST)  04:27  
  04:10
[BOS 45-44]
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Lee (1 AST) 
Butler Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed  03:58  
  03:57 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  03:48 Sullinger 3pt Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:47  
  03:33 Crowder Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Foster) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:33  
Team Rebound  03:33  
  03:33 Lee Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Gasol Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:33
[CHI 45-45]
 
  03:09
[BOS 47-45]
Johnson Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Butler Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  02:57
[CHI 47-47]
 
  02:41
[BOS 49-47]
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Bradley (2 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed Block: Sullinger (1 BLK)  02:26  
Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  02:25  
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  02:22  
  02:21 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  02:14 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:13  
  02:06 Johnson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair) 
  02:06 Team Timeout : Regular 
Gibson Substitution replaced by Snell  02:06  
McDermott Substitution replaced by Mirotic  02:06  
Rose Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:06  
Team Rebound  02:06  
Rose Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  02:06
[CHI 48-49]
 
  01:49 Bradley Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  01:27  
  01:27 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:19
[BOS 51-48]
Johnson Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST) 
Butler Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Gasol (3 AST)  01:07
[CHI 50-51]
 
  00:50.9 Crowder Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:49.9  
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  00:43.9  
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  00:43.4  
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  00:42.4  
Team Rebound  00:41.4  
  00:41.4 Johnson Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  00:41.4
[CHI 51-51]
 
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Noah  00:41.4  
  00:41.4 Johnson Substitution replaced by Olynyk 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  00:41.4
[CHI 52-51]
 
  00:35.9 Bradley Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Snell (2 ST) 
Butler Running Dunk Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Noah (5 AST)  00:32.9
[CHI 54-51]
 
  00:18.3 Bradley Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (3 TO) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:18.3  
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  00:18.3  
Noah Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:18.3  
  00:18.3 Thomas Substitution replaced by Turner 
  00:18.3 Olynyk Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Butler Step Back Jump shot: Missed  00:00.2  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Chicago Bulls (11-8) Boston Celtics (13-9)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Snell Jump Shot: Missed  11:46  
  11:45 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  11:28 Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:27  
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  11:12  
  11:10 Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:52
[BOS 54-54]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Gibson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Sullinger (2 BLK)  10:26  
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  10:25  
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  10:24  
Team Rebound  10:23  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  10:23  
  10:10
[BOS 56-54]
Bradley Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Thomas (4 AST) 
  10:02 Bradley Foul: Personal (2 PF) (C Blair) 
Butler Step Back Jump shot: Missed  09:53  
  09:52 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  09:40 Johnson Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed 
  09:39 Team Rebound 
Gasol Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (C Blair)  09:39  
  09:31 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  09:30  
Snell 3pt Shot: Missed  09:16  
  09:15 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  09:10
[BOS 59-54]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Snell (2 AST)  08:46
[CHI 56-59]
 
  08:38 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  08:37  
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  08:22  
  08:21 Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
Gibson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  08:00  
  08:00 Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:00 Team Rebound 
  08:00
[BOS 60-56]
Sullinger Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  07:45  
Gibson Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  07:43  
Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS)  07:34
[CHI 58-60]
 
  07:17 Sullinger 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  07:16  
Rose Running Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Gasol (4 AST)  07:10
[CHI 60-60]
 
  07:04 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (2 BLK) 
  07:03 Team Rebound 
  07:00
[BOS 62-60]
Crowder Cutting Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Thomas (5 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed Block: Sullinger (3 BLK)  06:44  
Gasol Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  06:43  
Gasol Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  06:42
[CHI 62-62]
 
  06:42 Sullinger Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (C Blair) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS)  06:42
[CHI 63-62]
 
  06:29 Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:28 Sullinger Rebound (Off:3 Def:8) 
  06:19 Johnson Hook Shot: Missed 
  06:18 Sullinger Rebound (Off:4 Def:8) 
  06:16 Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  06:14  
Gibson Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (8 PTS)  06:01
[CHI 65-62]
 
  05:53 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:44 Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:42 Johnson Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  05:42
[BOS 64-65]
Johnson Tip Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  05:19  
Gibson Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  05:18  
Gasol 3pt Shot: Missed  05:01  
  05:00 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  04:46 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:45 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:8) 
Gasol Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  04:45  
  04:45 Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:45 Team Rebound 
  04:45 Bradley Substitution replaced by Turner 
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  04:45  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Noah  04:45  
  04:45
[BOS 65-65]
Sullinger Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Snell Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:23  
  04:22 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:18 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:17  
  04:17 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Olynyk 
Noah Driving Bank shot: Missed  04:00  
Gasol Rebound (Off:4 Def:7)  03:59  
Gasol Putback Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  03:59
[CHI 67-65]
 
  03:38 Olynyk Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Noah (1 ST) 
Snell Jump Shot: Missed  03:28  
Snell Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:26  
Snell Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (3 TO)  03:23  
Gasol Substitution replaced by Mirotic  03:23  
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  03:23  
Mirotic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  03:18  
  03:18
[BOS 66-67]
Olynyk Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  03:18 Olynyk Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  03:17 Team Rebound 
  03:10 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  03:09  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  02:45  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:45  
  02:45 Johnson Substitution replaced by Young 
  02:45 Thomas Substitution replaced by Lee 
  02:32
[BOS 68-67]
Olynyk Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Butler Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (2 AST)  02:09
[CHI 69-68]
 
  01:50 Young Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (1 BLK) 
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:48  
McDermott 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Noah (6 AST)  01:41
[CHI 72-68]
 
Noah Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  01:32  
  01:32
[BOS 69-72]
Lee Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Butler Substitution replaced by Moore  01:32  
  01:32
[BOS 70-72]
Lee Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Hinrich Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:21
[CHI 74-70]
 
Hinrich Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  01:10  
  01:10
[BOS 71-74]
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  01:10 Crowder Substitution replaced by Bradley 
  01:10
[BOS 72-74]
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Hinrich Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Turner (2 ST)  00:49.9  
  00:36.9 Turner Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
  00:35.9 Lee Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:28.8 Turner Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:27.9  
  00:27.9 Olynyk Foul: Personal (3 PF) (T Brown) 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Butler  00:27.9  
  00:27.9 Young Substitution replaced by Crowder 
  00:10.6 Olynyk Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (S Foster) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:10.6  
Team Rebound  00:10.6  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  00:10.6  
McDermott Substitution replaced by Snell  00:10.6  
  00:10.6 Lee Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:10.6
[CHI 75-72]
 
  00:03.7
[BOS 74-75]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Snell Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (S Foster)  00:03.7  
Gibson Substitution replaced by McDermott  00:03.7  
Snell Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:03.7  
  00:03.7
[BOS 75-75]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:42
[BOS 77-75]
Bradley Cutting Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Lee (2 AST) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  11:17  
  11:16 Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:58 Lee Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  10:57  
Rose Step Back Bank Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  10:44
[CHI 77-77]
 
  10:27 Turner Jump Shot: Missed Block: Rose (1 BLK) 
  10:26 Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
McDermott Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  10:21  
  10:21
[BOS 78-77]
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  10:21
[BOS 79-77]
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Noah Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  10:06  
  10:05 Olynyk Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:54
[BOS 81-77]
Lee Cutting Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Turner (4 AST) 
Rose Layup Shot: Missed Block: Olynyk (1 BLK)  09:45  
Team Rebound  09:44  
Mirotic Jump Shot: Missed  09:41  
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:38  
McDermott 3pt Shot: Missed  09:34  
  09:33 Team Rebound 
  09:17 Lee Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mirotic (1 BLK) 
  09:16 Lee Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  09:15
[BOS 83-77]
Lee Putback Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:15  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gasol  09:15  
Moore Substitution replaced by Butler  09:15  
  08:55 Olynyk Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Rose Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:55  
Team Rebound  08:55  
Rose Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:55  
  08:54 Olynyk Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  08:37 Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  08:35  
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  08:23  
  08:22 Olynyk Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  08:09 Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:06 Team Rebound 
  08:06 Olynyk Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
  08:00 Lee Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  07:59  
Gasol Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Lee (1 ST)  07:49  
  07:44
[BOS 85-77]
Bradley Running Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Turner (5 AST) 
McDermott Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  07:29  
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:7)  07:28  
  07:27 Lee Foul: Personal (2 PF) (C Blair) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  07:16  
  07:15 Lee Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  06:55
[BOS 87-77]
Lee Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Turner (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:47  
Noah Substitution replaced by Mirotic  06:47  
  06:47 Young Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Gasol Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Bradley (1 ST)  06:37  
  06:21 Lee Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:8)  06:20  
Butler Pullup Jump shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Rose (4 AST)  06:07
[CHI 79-87]
 
  05:53 Turner 3pt Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  05:52  
Mirotic Jump Shot: Missed  05:43  
  05:41 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:9) 
  05:29
[BOS 89-79]
Thomas Step Back Jump shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Bradley (3 AST) 
Gasol Hook Shot: Missed  05:14  
  05:13 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:10) 
  04:50 Lee Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Mirotic (1 ST) 
Mirotic Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Rose (5 AST)  04:44
[CHI 81-89]
 
  04:35 Team Timeout : Regular 
  04:35 Turner Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  04:35 Lee Substitution replaced by Crowder 
  04:29 Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:9)  04:28  
Gasol Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed  04:10  
  04:09 Sullinger Rebound (Off:5 Def:11) 
  04:01 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  03:59  
Butler Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS)  03:50
[CHI 83-89]
 
McDermott Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  03:35  
  03:35
[BOS 90-83]
Crowder Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  03:35
[BOS 91-83]
Crowder Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  03:27 Crowder Foul: Personal (3 PF) (S Foster) 
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (25 PTS)  03:18
[CHI 85-91]
 
  03:18 Johnson Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) (C Blair) 
McDermott Substitution replaced by Snell  03:18  
  03:18 Johnson Substitution replaced by Turner 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 1 (26 PTS)  03:18
[CHI 86-91]
 
  03:08 Thomas Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:10)  03:07  
Mirotic Reverse Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Snell (3 AST)  03:00
[CHI 88-91]
 
Butler Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Foster)  02:52  
  02:52
[BOS 92-88]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  02:52
[BOS 93-88]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Rose 3pt Shot: Missed  02:38  
  02:37 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  02:23
[BOS 95-88]
Thomas Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Mirotic Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (C Blair)  02:23  
  02:23
[BOS 96-88]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (16 PTS) 
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (28 PTS)  02:11
[CHI 90-96]
 
Snell Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  01:52  
  01:52
[BOS 97-90]
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  01:52 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  01:52  
  01:52
[BOS 98-90]
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Mirotic Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  01:47  
  01:26 Johnson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gasol (1 ST) 
  01:18 Johnson Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (29 PTS)  01:18
[CHI 91-98]
 
McDermott Substitution replaced by Snell  01:18  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  01:18  
  01:18 Johnson Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:18  
  01:14 Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:00
[BOS 100-91]
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Turner (7 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  01:00  
  01:00 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  01:00  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Mirotic  01:00  
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (31 PTS)  00:51.1
[CHI 93-100]
 
  00:51.1 Crowder Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) (C Blair) 
  00:51.1 Johnson Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
McDermott Substitution replaced by Gibson  00:51.1  
Gasol Substitution replaced by Noah  00:51.1  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Snell  00:51.1  
Butler Free Throw 1 of 1 (32 PTS)  00:51.1
[CHI 94-100]
 
  00:43.9 Team Timeout : Short 
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  00:39.9  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:39.9  
  00:39.9 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  00:38.9 Jump Ball Crowder vs Noah (McDermott gains possession) 
  00:38.9 Turner Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Noah (2 ST) 
  00:32.8 Johnson Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown) 
  00:32.8 Johnson Substitution replaced by Sullinger 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (33 PTS)  00:32.8
[CHI 95-100]
 
McDermott Substitution replaced by Snell  00:32.8  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  00:32.8  
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (34 PTS)  00:32.8
[CHI 96-100]
 
Noah Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  00:28.6  
  00:28.6
[BOS 101-96]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  00:28.6  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:28.6  
Noah Substitution replaced by Gasol  00:28.6  
  00:28.6
[BOS 102-96]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  00:20.9  
  00:19.4 Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Gasol Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair)  00:19.4  
  00:19.4 Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:19.4 Team Rebound 
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Noah  00:19.4  
  00:19.4
[BOS 103-96]
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:19.4  
  00:19.4 Thomas Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Noah Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:19.4  
  00:15.7 Crowder Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) (C Blair) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (35 PTS)  00:15.7
[CHI 97-103]
 
Gasol Substitution replaced by Noah  00:15.7  
McDermott Substitution replaced by Snell  00:15.7  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  00:15.7  
  00:15.7 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (36 PTS)  00:15.7
[CHI 98-103]
 
Butler Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  00:13.7  
  00:13.7
[BOS 104-98]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS) 
Noah Substitution replaced by Gasol  00:13.7  
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  00:13.7  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:13.7  
  00:13.7 Sullinger Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
  00:13.7
[BOS 105-98]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS) 
Rose 3pt Shot: Missed  00:06.9  
Team Rebound  00:05.5  
Gasol Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Rose (6 AST)  00:03.8
[CHI 100-105]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CHI
4th Central
42
40
6-4
26-15
16-25
BOS
2nd Atlantic
48
34
6-4
28-13
20-21
 
ppg
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apg
bpg
spg
CHI
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BOS
2 players 24.2
2 players 7.2
2 players 5.0
2 players 1.3
2 players 1.7