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Summer League: Celtics 79, Bulls 74


Posted Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:41AM

The Boston Celtics (2-0) held off a late rally by the Chicago Bulls (0-1) for a 79-74 win at the 2012 NBA Summer League played at UNLV's Cox Pavilion. The Celtics, who had built a 23-point cushion, watched the Bulls pull within four with 24 seconds remaining in regulation.

Boston actually owned three different 23-point leads in the contest with the last coming at the 61-38 juncture only 3:11 into the second half. Chicago then went on a tear of its own and doubled up its opponent 36-18 the remainder of the game.

Chicago's late offensive production was spurned by a 12-point outburst from Jimmy Butler, whose 25 points tied for the game high. Butler was 7-for-16 from the field and 10-for-12 from the free throw line.

The first quarter was a tightly contested affair with the biggest margin of difference being five points after seven lead changes and four ties, which Boston owned after 10 minutes of play.

After seeing their lead cut to two with 6:21 left in the half, the Celtics rattled off 14 straight points by six different players in just under four minutes to extend its lead to 16. The run ballooned to 23-2 after it carried over 1:02 into the start of the second half.

The Bulls only points in that 6:53 span came from Jamie Skeen with 1:52 on the clock in the opening half.

Boston's E'Twaun Moore had a 25-point effort on 10-for-19 shooting. Moore also picked up seven boards in the win. Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith also reached double-figures with 18 and 11 points, respectively.

Chicago's Malcolm Thomas notched a double-double in victory with his combination of 13 rebounds and 10 points.

The Bulls return to action on Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. PT with a game against the Houston Rockets. Boston will have a day off before facing the Sacramento Kings on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. PT.

Bulls
Celtics
   
    • 35.7%

    • 40.3%

    • 30.8%

    • 38.1%

    • 69.0%

    • 59.1%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CHIBOS
Total Rebounds4244
Offensive Rebounds1513
Turnovers1515
Fast Break Pts:23
Biggest Lead:423
Points in the Paint:3218
CHIBOS
pButler   25Moore   25
rbThomas   13Sullinger   14
aButler   32 players   2
s5 players   1Johnson   3
bThomas   3Sullinger   2
Chicago Bulls (0-2)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
L. PoweF15:180-40-03-4-50110200003
R. MooreG18:093-51-21-1-80112112008
J. ButlerG-F35:497-161-310-12-134733120225
M. ThomasF29:564-100-02-3-16491304013210
M. TeagueG31:304-170-20-1-161011506008
J. Skeen 09:061-30-00-0-151340110002
D. McCamey 08:301-20-02-2+110001010004
J. Taylor 09:341-30-20-0-90330101002
O. Czyz 10:041-21-22-6+111120112005
E. Ubiles 16:281-41-20-0+81340100013
H. Sims 15:362-40-00-0+154260201004
J. AndersonDNP - Coach's Decision
J. JohnsonDNP - Coach's Decision
C. SimonDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 20025-704-1320-29 1527427215153574
 35.7%30.8%69.0% team rebs: 12total to: 15
Boston Celtics (2-0)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
J. JohnsonF31:363-60-01-2+939120531107
K. JosephF12:340-20-13-4+140221310103
J. SullingerF27:343-150-11-3+459142402227
D. ChristmasG30:416-112-44-6+803312240118
E. MooreG32:4310-192-43-5+816723030025
F. Melo 13:392-30-01-2+21120400005
J. Smith 23:394-93-60-0+310111120011
S. Lasme 04:580-00-00-0+40001000000
J. Gibson 06:020-20-20-0-101121003000
C. Brackins 07:011-21-20-0-50000100003
L. Owens 09:330-30-10-0-121010100100
O. HunterDNP - Coach's Decision
S. WilliamsDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 20029-728-2113-22 1331449247155379
 40.3%38.1%59.1% team rebs: 8total to: 15

inactive

  • Bulls: --
  • Celtics: --

technical fouls

  • Bulls: --
  • Celtics: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 7
  • Times Tied: 4

arena stats

  • Arena: Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, NV
  • Officials: #44 Janetta Graham, #11 Matt Morales, #24 Deidre Carr
  • Attendance: -
  • Duration: 1:43
broadcast information
country channel time
usa Broadband 10:00 pm ET
 
standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CHI
--
1
4
1-4
0-0
1-4
BOS
--
2
3
2-3
2-1
0-2
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CHI
Butler 20.8
Thomas 12.4
Teague 3.0
2 players 1.4
McCamey 0.8
BOS
Moore 17.0
Sullinger 8.6
Christmas 4.0
Johnson 1.8
Christmas 2.0

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