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Bulls-Celtics Preview

Boston Celtics Status Check: Record: 27-24 Division: 5-5 Conference: 16-16 Home Record: 19-9 Last 10 Games: 7-3 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 94-91 loss to Charlotte PPG: 96.3 (18th) Opponents PPG: 96.3 (10th) Offensive Rating: 102.5 (25th) Defensive Rating: 102.5 (7th) Pace: 91.4 (18th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .494 (13th) Turnover Percentage: .139 (17th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Celtics Preview

Boston Celtics Status Check: Record: 20-18 Division: 4-4 Conference: 13-10 Home Record: 13-7 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 90-78 loss to New Orleans PPG: 95.1 (19th) Opponents PPG: 95.7 (7th) Offensive Rating: 102.7 (24th) Defensive Rating: 103.4 (9th) Pace: 91.0 (20th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .499 (11th) Turnover Percentage: .140 (16th) […]

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Celtics-Bulls Preview

Boston Celtics Status Check: Record: 12-11 Division: 2-4 Conference: 7-8 Road Record: 4-7 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 2 Last game: 103-88 loss to San Antonio PPG: 97.4 (12th) Opponents PPG: 97.9 (16th) Offensive Rating: 103.2 (19th) Defensive Rating: 103.7 (10th) Pace: 92.3 (12th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .502 (9th) Turnover Percentage: .143 (17th) […]

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Game 17 Recap: Celtics 104, Bulls 92

Words. They have a way of coming back to haunt you. Last night, words sure came back to haunt Joakim Noah and the rest of the Bulls. Less than a month ago, Noah appeared on on “The Waddle & Silvy Show” on ESPN 1000 and had some joking-but-kinda-serious things to say about Boston’s Kevin Garnett. In case you […]

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That’s seven out of 10 now: Bulls 96, “Celtics” 83

Okay, let me get the extenuating circumstances out of the way. The “Boston Celtics” were playing without their best player (Kevin Garnett), their top reserve (Rasheed Wallace), and another key roleplayer (Marquis Daniels). Due to the extreme shorthandedness, the “Celtics” starters have been putting in a lot of PT, particuarly Rajon Rondo, who has now […]

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Some random post-game thoughts

Kevin Garnett: Did anybody else notice KG tongue-lashing an impassive Ben Gordon last night (as beautifully illustrated above)? Way to stay classy, Kevin. Call me crazy, but I’m pretty sure there are rules prohibiting a player on the bench from verbally abusing an opponent who happens to be strolling by. But you know, the refs have […]

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Bulls-Celtics: The series preview

The basics: The Chicago Bulls (41-41) versus the Boston Celtics (62-20). The Bulls are 28-13 at home (yay!) but only 13-28 on the road (boo!). Meanwhile, the Celtics are 35-6 in Boston (the third-best home record in the league) and 27-14 outside of Beantown (tied for the second-best road record). Is it a bad sign […]

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