Chicago Bulls at Boston Celtics Takeaways: Bulls Fall in Game 5

The Chicago Bulls now trail the Boston Celtics for the first time in the series. In a back and forth game it was the Celtics who came out on top. While a somewhat uneventful game, there are still many things to take away from this loss. The Bulls lost 108-97 to the Celtics on Wednesday […] Chicago Bulls at Boston Celtics Takeaways: Bulls Fall in Game 5 - Pippen Ain't Easy - Pippen...
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2 hours ago

Robin Lopez’s only miss of the night was one of the ugliest shots you’ll ever see

Props to Robin Lopez for morphing into a beast during the first round series between the Bulls and the Celtics, especially for the games in Boston. The Bulls center continued his hot streak during Game 5 on Wednesday, with 14 points on 6-for-7 shooting. However, that lone miss was absolutely brutal: Was there some contact from behind with Celtics wing Jae Crowder? Maybe. But not...
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Bulls: Could a knee injury have slowed Jimmy Butler in the fourth quarter against Celtics?

As Jimmy Butler sat with his sweat-soaked jersey still attached to his body, Dwyane Wade yelled out that all the hot water was gone from
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8 hours ago

Bulls Talk Podcast: Breaking down the Game 5 loss

Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill and Will Perdue analyze Game 5 between the Bulls and Celtics, how the Bulls can correct their mistakes for Friday night
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9 hours ago

Lopez, Canaan react to Bulls' Game 5 loss to Celtics

Robin Lopez and Isaiah Canaan talk about the Bulls' loss to the Celtics in Game 5 on Wednesday.
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9 hours ago

Bulls/Celtics Game 5 Recap: Too Many Turnovers Doom Chicago in 108-97 Defeat

The Bulls entered the final quarter of play with a lead, and then totally collapsed thanks to sloppy offense and even sloppier referees. The Chicago Bulls dropped the fifth game of their first round series against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night by a final score of 108-97. Though Isaiah Canaan bottled up Isaiah Thomas for three quarters and Dwyane Wade played his best offensive...
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11 hours ago

Robin Lopez sarcastically claps at ref, gets technical foul

Robin Lopez wasn’t happy with the officiating in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s Bulls-Celtics matchup, and he made sure to let the world know about it.The Celtics went to the line 23 times in the game, while the Bulls had 17 free-throw attempts. With the game close in the final stanza, the officials blew their whistle nearly every time Boston got into the paint.Lopez, after...
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Dwyane Wade barely moved on defense for this play

Now that he’s 35 years old, Dwyane Wade must have decided that playing defense and boxing out is optional on certain plays.Wade, who signed a two-year deal with his hometown Bulls last summer, hasn’t given the team a great return on the $23.2 million he’s making this season.The Bulls guard isn’t a player who’s shown a lack of effort when he’s on the floor, though —...
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Chicago Bulls: Keys To Victory For Game 5 Vs. Celtics

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18 hours ago

Chicago Bulls: Now Or Never For Head Coach Fred Hoiberg

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20 hours ago

Rondo rules himself out for Game 5, unsure about Game 6

There was some brief optimism on Tuesday that Rajon Rondo may be able to play in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Celtics, but the Chicago Bulls point guard is not ready to return.After having another X-ray on his fractured right thumb Tuesday night, Rondo said Wednesday that he is still a no-go. The Bulls could desperately use Rondo back, as they were...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mirotic Madness has seemed to hit a rough patch, can he bounce back?

Nikola Mirotic needs to play better for the Bulls to still have a chance in this series In the first two games of this series, the Chicago Bulls offense was good enough to put 102 and 111 points. But the last two games have been the complete opposite: every time the Bulls have the ball it looks like they are trying to break through a brick wall with a plastic spoon. It appears...
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1 day ago

Report: Rajon Rondo will try to play in Game 5

Rajon Rondo will try to play in Game 5 of the Chicago Bulls’ playoff series with the Boston Celtics, according to a report.Rondo injured his thumb during Game 2 of the Bulls’ series and has missed the last two games, both losses for Chicago. He was initially expected to miss a few weeks with a fractured thumb, but the point guard had his cast removed and was seen attempting some...
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Marcus Smart fires back at Jimmy Butler over ‘not about that life’ talk

Jimmy Butler had some post-game trash talk for Marcus Smart after the two tangled during Sunday’s Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls-Boston Celtics playoff series. And now Smart is firing back over Butler’s “not about that life” talk.Butler and Smart mixed it up on the backcourt baseline and had to be separated, prompting the Bulls guard to call out the Celtics guard after the game...
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Stevens responds to Hoiberg's dig at Isaiah Thomas

The Boston Celtics-Chicago Bulls first-round playoff series now has even the coaches trading shots.Celtics head coach Brad Stevens took an opportunity on Monday to respond to Bulls counterpart Fred Hoiberg saying after Game 4 that Isaiah Thomas is difficult to defend because he gets away with carrying the basketball.“I’m not going to say what I would or wouldn’t do with regard...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo ruled out for Game 5

The Chicago Bulls will be without Rajon Rondo for at least one more game. As Sean Highkin of The Athletic notes, coach Fred Hoiberg has ruled Rondo out for Wednesday’s Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. The Bulls can certainly use Rondo back.Rondo was a catalyst during each of the first two games of the series, which were both Chicago wins. He averaged 11.5 points, 10 assists,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

40 Nights Of Hate: What happened to the dope signature NBA playoff shoes?

Several years ago, big time NBA playoff moments were capped with iconic footwear. In the 1989 playoffs, Michael Jordan hit the infamous shot over Craig Ehlo. Even though his shot gained notoriety, the celebration in his unforgettable Jordan IV’s was just as memorable. In the 1996 playoffs, the trio of Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen and Jordan turned heads by wearing the Air Shake...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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