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Green's hot start sets tone for Celtics in 104-95 Game 4 win
Gerald Green is the one starter – not Thomas, not Horford, not Bradley or Crowder – whose play sets the tone in Boston’s 104-95 Game 4 win
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Watch Green hammer dunk on Wade
Gerald Green missed his shot, so he went back for more.
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Smart intercepts pass, Bradley with the slam
Smart intercepts pass, Bradley with the slam
Isaiah Thomas gets the bucket, and-1
Isaiah Thomas gets the bucket, and-1
Smart rejects Butler's shot, Thomas lay-up on the other end
Smart rejects Butler's shot, Thomas lay-up on the other end
Gerald Green monster dunk
Gerald Green monster dunk
Crowder draws frustration from Lopez by throwing his shoe
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder grabed and threw Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez's shoe, which fell off on a play where Lopez knocked Crowder to the floor.
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Jae Crowder throws Robin Lopez's shoe off the court
Jae Crowder throws Robin Lopez's shoe off the court
Halftime stars, studs and duds: Intensity picks up after Smart-Butler dustup
The intensity of Game 4 really picks up after Marcus Smart and Jimmy Butler get into a little dustup in the second quarter
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Isaiah Thomas drive to the hoop for the and-1
Isaiah Thomas drive to the hoop for the and-1
Al Horford big block on Jimmy Butler
Al Horford big block on Jimmy Butler
IT fakes out three defenders
IT fakes out three defenders
Things heating up between Marcus Smart and Jimmy Butler
Things heating up between Marcus Smart and Jimmy Butler
Watch Smart, Butler get in dust-up in Game 4
Marcus Smart and Jimmy Butler had to be separated by a referee during the second quarter of Game 4 between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls Sunday.
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Gerald Green putting on a show
Gerald Green putting on a show
This Olynyk 3-pointer drew huge reaction from Thomas
Isaiah Thomas jumped out of his seat with a huge smile, and screamed in celebration.
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Isaiah Thomas loves Kelly Olynyk knocking down 3's
Isaiah Thomas loves Kelly Olynyk knocking down 3's
Jae Crowder steal and the bucket
Jae Crowder steal and the bucket
Block by Jae Crowder leads to Isaiah Thomas for three
Block by Jae Crowder leads to Isaiah Thomas for three
Gerald Green scored eight points off the bench for the Boston Celtics in their Christmas Day victory over the New York Knicks.
No lineup changes for either Bulls or Celtics in Game 4
Jerian Grant remains at point guard for Chicago in place of the injured Rajon Rondo, and the C's will stick with the starting five that won Game 3.
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Beyond The Numbers: C's need to get better on the boards in second quarter
Most of the Bulls' rebounding edge on the Celtics has come in the second quarter, and it's a weakness the C's need to address.
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NBA fines Rondo $25,000 for attempting to trip Crowder in Game 3
The NBA doesn't buy Rajon Rondo's claim that he was just 'stretching' on the bench and didn't mean to trip Jae Crowder.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Bulls
The C's play the Bulls in Game 4. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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C's-Bulls preview: Green, Rozier could change series
The play of seldom-used Celtics Gerald Green and Terry Rozier was hugely important in Game 3.
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Green's presence in starting lineup opens up floor for other C's shooters
The decision by Brad Stevens to start Gerald Green is just one of many good moves made by the Celtics in a Game 3 win.
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Rondo's absence felt by both Celtics and Bulls in Game 3
While there were a number of players who stepped up for the Celtics, Rajon Rondo’s absence certainly helped Boston get a much-needed victory.
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Blakely: Celtics get win without taxing their core players
A. Sherrod Blakely joins Boston Sports Tonight to talk about the Celtics getting a crucial win in Game 3 of the series and says they did it without taxing their core players.
Highlights: Celtics 104, Bulls 87
Highlights from the Boston Celtics 104-87 win over the Chicago Bulls in game 3.
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Mannix: Rondo may face fine for attempting to trip Crowder
Chris Mannix discusses Rajon Rondo looking like he attempted to trip Jae Crowder, and why he thinks the league will address his actions.
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Mannix: Gerald Green addition was not key to win
Chris Mannix thinks that Gerald Green starting over Amir Johnson was not the key to the Celtics beating the Bulls.
Stars, studs and duds: Garnett’s presence remains alive in Celtics locker room
Celtics player after Celtics player talked about how “pumped” up Garnett’s words made them feel before Friday's Game 3.
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Highlights: Celtics 104 Bulls 87
Highlights from the Celtics 104-87 win over the Bulls in game 3.
Bradley: Kevin Garnett sent inspiration message to Celtics
Avery Bradley discusses Kevin Garnett sending an inspirational message to the Celtics before game 3.
Mannix: Rondo may face fine for attempting to trip Crowder
Chris Mannix discusses Rajon Rondo looking like he attempted to trip Jae Crowder, and why he thinks the league will address his actions.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics beat the Bulls, 104-87
Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics game 3 win over the Bulls.
Rajon Rondo denies attempting to trip Jae Crowder
Rajon Rondo says that he did not try to trip Jae Crowder when he was near the Bulls sideline.
Rondo discusses fractured thumb and timetable for return
Rajon Rondo talks with the media about injuring his thumb and how long he thinks he will be unable to play.
Rondo discusses fractured thumb and timetable for return
Rajon Rondo talks with the media about injuring his thumb and how long he thinks he will be unable to play.
Crowder: 'We came out and hit them first in the second half'
Jae Crowder talks with Abby Chin after the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls in Game 3.
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Bradley says KG helped pump up C's before Game 3
Kevin Garnett didn't need to be in the Boston Celtics' locker room to provide some inspiration.
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Crowder: 'We came out and hit them first in the second half'
Jae Crowder talks with Abby Chin after the Celtics beat the Bulls in game 3.
Celtics rise to occasion in Game 3 with 104-87 win over Bulls
The Boston Celtics rise to the occasion and deliver a solid performance in beating the Bulls 104-87 in Game 3
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Terry Rozier throws down the thunder dunk
Terry Rozier throws down the thunder dunk
Avery Bradley with the lob to Jonas Jerebko
Avery Bradley with the lob to Jonas Jerebko
Watch Thomas feed Horford for 3 thunderous dunks
Isaiah Thomas has been an enabler. He's trying to help Al Horford bring the hoop down.
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Isaiah Thomas bounce pass finds Al Horford for the dunk
Isaiah Thomas bounce pass finds Al Horford for the dunk
Isaiah Thomas to Al Horford alley-oop
Isaiah Thomas to Al Horford alley-oop
Halftime stars, studs and duds: A tale of two quarters
Things start out well for the Celtics, but the second quarter was all Chicago, as they nearly wiped out Boston’s huge lead before the half
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Marcus Smart banks home the runner and gets fouled
Marcus Smart banks home the runner and gets fouled
Al Horford big two-handed slam
Al Horford big two-handed slam
Marcus Smart with the block on Dwyane Wade
Marcus Smart with the block on Dwyane Wade
Rajon Rondo tries to trip Jae Crowder
Rajon Rondo tries to trip Jae Crowder
Gerald Green knocks down the corner 3
Gerald Green knocks down the corner 3
Rajon Rondo's short sleeve suit is something to behold
Rajon Rondo donned a ridiculous, maroon, short-sleeve suit to Game 3 of the Boston Celtics' series against the Chicago Bulls.
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Green inserted in Celtics starting lineup for Game 3 vs. Bulls
Brad Stevens has inserted veteran wing Gerald Green into the Boston Celtics starting lineup for tonight’s Game 3 against Chicago.
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Here's the play in which Rajon Rondo injured his thumb
A look at the play that Rajon Rondo injured his thumb, and Jimmy Butler discusses what losing Rondo means to the Bulls.
Celtics missing open shots to take down Bulls
The Celtics hit only 39 percent of their uncontested shots in Game 2, compared to 62.8 percent by the Bulls, and it's an issue they have to resolve.
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Tom Brady Instagram post for Isaiah Thomas
Brady sends message of sympathy and support to Isaiah on Instagram
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sends a good luck message to Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas on Friday as the Celtics look to turn their series around against the Chicago Bulls. 
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Update: Rondo most likely out for rest of series
The Bulls say Rajon Rondo suffered a fractured thumb in Game 2, when he swiped at the ball and may have hit Kelly Olynyk's elbow.
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Report: Chances of 'Melo being traded to Celtics 'increasing'
The New York Post reports the Celtics coaching staff wanted to acquire Carmelo Anthony at the trade deadline, and talks may rekindle in light of the C's playoff struggles.
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Gorman: Is this the coaching challenge of Stevens career?
Mike Gorman talks with Toucher and Rich about the challenge the Celtics and head coach Brad Stevens face if the Bulls roster continues to all elevate their games and are in sync.
WATCH: Celtics vs. Bulls
The C's play the Bulls in Game 3. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Bulls Game 3 preview: C's need to be 'more focused'
There’s a pretty lengthy list of “we can do better at …” items for the Boston Celtics to think about heading into Friday night’s Game 3
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Tanguay: Celtics can play hard, but they're not tough
Marc Bertrand, Trenni Kusinerek and Gary Tanguay analyze the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins playoff runs so far.
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Ranking the biggest first-round disappointments from Bruins and Celtics
Mike Felger and Gay Tanguay pick their top disappointments from the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins play off runs.
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Scalabrine: Rondo ‘smartest basketball player I’ve ever played with’
Brian Scalabrine gives credit to how smart of a basketball player Rajon Rondo is.
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Five lineup tweaks Celtics can make for Game 3
Here are five possible tweaks the Boston Celtics could make to the starting lineup or the regular playing rotation for Game 3 against the Chicago Bulls
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Five lineup tweaks Celtics can make for Game 3
Here are five possible tweaks that Boston could make to the starting lineup or the regular playing rotation for Game 3 against the Chicago Bulls
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Devin McCourty interviews Scalabrine about being in the NBA
Devin McCourty interviews Brian Scalabrine about what it is like to be a professional athlete in the NBA.
Scalabrine praises Rajon Rondo's basketball IQ
Brian Scalabrine gives credit to how smart of a basketball player Rajon Rondo is.
Felger and Tanguay: Who are biggest disappointments for Celtics and Bruins?
Mike Felger and Gay Tanguay pick their top disappointments from the Celtics and Bruins play off runs.
Blakely: What adjustments should Celtics make for Game 3?
Trenni Kusnierek and Gary Tanguay chat with A. Sherrod Blakely about the adjustments the Celtics will need to make for Game 3.
Tanguay: Celtics can play hard, but they're not tough
Marc Bertrand, Trenni Kusinerek and Gary Tanguay analyze the Celtics and Bruins layoff runs so far.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas confers with coach Brad Stevens.
Stevens: Plan is Isaiah Thomas will 'fly back late' Thursday night
Brad Stevens says Isaiah Thomas is scheduled to arrive in Chicago in plenty of time for Friday night’s Game 3 against the Chicago Bulls.
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Lopez outperforming Horford, and in more ways than just scoring
The better big man in the Celtics-Bulls series has no doubt been Robin Lopez over Al Horford and it's a big reason while the C's trail 2-0.
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Ainge on his critics: 'It's fair, but I don't agree with them'
Danny Ainge has heard the criticism of himself and the Celtics as they've fallen behind the Bulls 0-2. "But I haven't written this series off yet, either."
VIDEO: Danny Ainge on Brad Stevens playoff record; criticism on not making a trade
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher and Rich about losing the first two games against the Bulls, his confidence in Brad Stevens, and criticism of not making a move for a rebounder at the deadline.
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Ainge on Stevens playoff record; roster criticism
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher and Rich about losing the first two games against the Bulls, his confidence in Brad Stevens, and criticism of not making a move for a rebounder at the deadline.
Ainge: 'Isaiah Thomas doing the best he can'
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher and Rich about the tragic loss of Isaiah Thomas' younger sister, and admits he would be lying if he said there wasn't a cloud hanging over his team right now.
Danny Ainge: No Celtics player has elevated their game
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher and Rich about the lack of any of the Celtics elevating their game in the first two games of the series against the Bulls, and how things might change on the road
MacMullan: Some problems the Celtics have aren't fixable
Jackie MacMullan gives her opinion on whether the Celtics-Bulls series is over, and explains why she thinks some of the problems the Celtics have aren't fixeable.
5 takeaways from Celtics' Game 2 loss to Bulls
Here are five takeaways from the Boston Celtics' Game 2 loss to the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Playoffs.
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5 takeaways from Celtics-Bulls Game 2
You wouldn't be wrong to question the Boston Celtics' toughness, compete level and heart.
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NBA fines Smart $25,000 for obscene gesture during Game 2
Celtics guard Marcus Smart is a bit lighter in the pocket today after being hit with a $25,000 fine by the NBA for 'making an obscene gesture' during Boston’s 111-97 Game 2 loss to Chicago.
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Celtics need a change of pace against Bulls
The Celtics are letting the Bulls dictate the tempo of the series, leading to forced shots and turnovers. Their aim in Game 3 is to be more patient.
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Stevens: Celtics will continue to support Thomas
Brad Stevens talks about how Isaiah Thomas' loss of his sister has effected him.
Stevens: Celtics 'have no choice' but to focus on Friday
Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens joins Zo & Beetle to talk about his concerns with the Celtics performance in Game 2 vs the Bulls.
Kevin O'Connor on Celtics: "How good is this team really?"
The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor talks with Toucher and Rich about how much blame should fall on Celtics coach Brad Stevens for the team's lack of success in the playoffs.
Has Celtics-Bulls series come down to Stevens vs Rondo?
Brian Scalabrine and Kyle Draper discuss what we have learned in the first 2 games and whether the Celtics-Bulls series has come down to Rajon Rondo vs Brad Stevens.
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Crowder: 'We feel like we can bounce back'
Jae Crowder and Al Horford talk about what they have to do to turn it around and what has gone wrong in the first two games.
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Bradley: 'The best teams overcome any kind of adversity'
Avery Bradley discusses the Boston Celtics Game 2 loss to the Chicago Bulls, and explains what he will try to do different to turn the series around.
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'Playoff Rondo' delivers for Bulls with near triple-double in Game 2
Rajon Rondo’s strong play in helping the Bulls build a 2-0 series lead over Boston is in stark contrast to what has been a difficult season for the ex-Celtics point guard
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Bulls role players at the heart of 2-0 series lead vs. Celtics
The Bulls role players have stolen the show and are at the heart of Chicago taking a 2-0 series lead against the Celtics
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Game 2 Highlights: Bulls 111, Celtics 97
Highlights from the Boston Celtics 111-97 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
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Has this series come down to Brad Stevens vs Rajon Rondo?
Brian Scalabrine and Kyle Draper discuss what we have learned in the first 2 games and whether the series has come down to Rajon Rondo vs Brad Stevens.
Highlights: Bulls 111 Celtics 97
Highlights from the Celtics 111-97 loss to the Bulls.
Dwyane Wade says he hated Rondo as a competitor
Dwyane Wade says he 'hated' Rajon Rondo when he had to play against him and discusses how Rondo has helped the Bulls gain a 2-0 lead.
Bulls players not surprised by 2-0 lead over Celtics
Jimmy Butler discusses why him and the rest of the Bulls are not surprised by leading the series 2-0.
Stars, studs and duds: Celtics turn attention to 'must-win' Game 3
Celtics will spend the next couple of days not focusing on what went wrong at home, but instead lock in on what they have to do to get a win in this series
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Crowder: 'We feel like we can bounce back'
Jae Crowder and Al Horford talk about what they have to do to turn it around and what has gone wrong in the first two games.
Tommy Award: Marcus Smart vs Bulls
Marcus Smart wins the Tommy Award in the Celtics game 2 loss to the Bulls.
Bradley: 'The best teams overcome any kind of adversity'
Avery Bradley discusses the Celtics loss to the Bulls, and explains what he will try to do different to turn the series around.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics fall to Bulls in game 2, 111-97
Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn break down the Celtics game 2 loss to the Bulls in the Amica Game Recap.
Stevens: Rondo, Wade, and Butler dominated the game
Brad Stevens talks with Abby Chin after the game about what happened in Game 2 and what needs to change for Game 3.
Best of Mike & Tommy Cam: Game 2 vs Bulls
The best reactions and conversations between Mike & Tommy in the Celtics loss to the Bulls in game 2.
Scalabrine: Rajon Rondo changed this entire game
Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics loss in Game 2 and Scal says that Rajon Rondo changed the dynamic of the game.
Celtics trail series 0-2 after 111-97 loss to Bulls
The Boston Celtics now trail the first-round series 0-2 following Tuesday’s 111-97 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
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Celtics fans lose it on Twitter during Game 2 loss to Bulls
The Chicago Bulls' sharp-shooting performance and the Boston Celtics' lackluster defensive performance lit Celtics twitter ablaze.
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Bradley closes 3rd quarter with huge block on Carter-Williams
After three frustrating quarters for the Boston Celtics, Avery Bradley found an outlet for his emotion.
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Kelly Olynyk blocks it, then drains it
Kelly Olynyk blocks it, then drains it
Avery Bradley big block leads to Crowder dunk
Avery Bradley big block leads to Crowder dunk
Avery Bradley slams it home
Avery Bradley slams it home
Al Horford throws down one-handed slam
Al Horford throws down one-handed slam
Watch Horford slam powerful dunk over Lopez
Al Horford set a new tone for the second half after a rough first half.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Lopez continues to cause problems for C's
Robin Lopez continues to cause the Celtics problems around the paint which is where the Bulls outscored Boston 32-20 in the first half.
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Marcus Smart gets a Tommy Point for this putback
CSNNE analyst Tom Heinsohn poured on the praise for Marcus Smart after he fought for this putback.
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Rajon Rondo long outlet pass to Jimmy Butler
Rajon Rondo long outlet pass to Jimmy Butler
Hightower shows appreciation for Smart's energy in Game 2
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower attended Game 2 between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls, and loved Marcus Smart's energy.
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Marcus Smart gets a Tommy Point for this putback
Marcus Smart gets a Tommy Point for this putback
Avery Bradley up fake, then knocks down the 3
Avery Bradley up fake, then knocks down the 3
Watch Thomas beat Lopez at hoop on defense then offense
"The little guy" Isaiah Thomas had no problem with Robin Lopez's height on this sequence where he beat Lopez for a defensive rebound and then a layup.
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Thomas grabs rebound, takes it length of court for layup
Isaiah Thomas grabs rebound, takes it length of court for layup
Thomas will return home to be with family after Game 2, re-join Celtics for Game 3
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said that Thomas, who has not spoken publicly since his sister’s death, will re-join the team in time for Friday’s Game 3 matchup.
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The Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler is defended by the Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42) and Avery Bradley.
Tanguay: Celtics win Game 2, but it's still Bulls in six
The Celtics will even the series, which the Bulls will win, and I never want to see this version of the Celtics again. 
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Potential No. 1 pick Fultz: Playing with I.T. 'would be the craziest backcourt'
Markelle Fultz tells SI.com that he's thought about the Celtics drafting him and being paired with fellow ex-Washington Husky Isaiah Thomas.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Bulls
The C's host the Bulls at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Bulls Game 2 preview: Celtics know they have to 'hit first'
While the Bulls have seemingly accomplished what they came to Boston for (steal at least one game), Chicago’s Jimmy Butler isn’t the least bit satisfied.
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Is Kelly Olynyk the x-factor in Celtics series vs. Bulls?
Chris Mannix told Boston Sports Tonight before game 1 that Kelly Olynyk would need to be a factor if the Celtics were to win the series, after game 1 in the books, does Mannix feel the same way?
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Cedric Maxwell: 'Celtics can't play any worse than they did'
Cedric Maxwell is not ready to hit the panic button on the Boston Celtics after their game 1 loss to the Bulls, he doesn't seem game 1 being a sign of the series.
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Is Kelly Olynyk the x-factor in Celtics beating Bulls?
Chris Mannix told Boston Sports Tonight before game 1 that Kelly Olynyk would need to be a factor if the Celtics were to win the series, after game 1 in the books, does Mannix feel the same way?
Does Barkley deserve criticism for comments about Thomas?
Tanguay, Trenni and Felger discuss Charles Barkley's comments about Isaiah Thomas crying before the Game 1.
Maxwell vs. Tanguay: Do Bulls have more talent than Celtics?
Gary Tanguay and Cedric Maxwell argue about who has more talent in the series, and Tanguay is adamant it is the Bulls.
PODCAST: Quick Slants/Celtics Talk crossover with McCourty and Scal
Devin McCourty and Brian Scalabrine bring you our very first crossover podcast between Celtics Talk and Quick Slants.
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Cedric Maxwell: 'Celtics can't play any worse than they did'
Cedric Maxwell is not ready to hit the panic button on the Celtics after their game 1 loss to the Bulls, he doesn't seem game 1 being a sign of the series.
Gary Tanguay: Celtics big men are 'the land of misfit toys'
Gary Tanguay explains why he was not surprised in the Celtics poor game 1, and explains why the Celtics bigs are a big part of the problem.
The Chicago Bulls' Bobby Portis (right) holds off the Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk while Rajon Rondo drives to the hoop.
After Portis’ surprise Game 1 performance, who’s the next X-factor in series?
Bobby Portis surprised the Celtics in the Bulls’ Game 1 victory. Here are five candidates to be a Game 2 X-factor.  
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The Chicago Bulls' Bobby Portis (right) holds off the Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk while Rajon Rondo drives to the hoop.
Who’s the next X-factor in Celtics-Bulls series?
Bobby Portis surprised the Celtics in the Bulls’ Game 1 victory. Here are five candidates to be a Game 2 X-factor.
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Chicago Bulls' Dwyane Wade misses a dunk ahead of Boston Celtics' Al Horford and Isaiah Thomas in Game 1.
History on Celtics side: Top-seeded Game 1 losers usually win first-round series
Good news for the Celtics: Only three of the 12 top seeds who lost their playoff opener have dropped their first-round series.   
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Stevens: Isaiah to play in Game 2, then travel to be with family
Coach Brad Stevens says Isaiah Thomas will play in Game 2 of the Celtics' series against the Bulls Tuesday, then travel to Tacoma to be with his family after the death of his sister.
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) and his teammates leave the court in Game 1 against the Chicago Bulls.
Blakely: On the court, teammates need to step up for Isaiah
An emotional Isaiah Thomas actually outplayed his teammates in the Game 1 loss. One thing is clear: To rebound, they’ll have to rebound. 
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Washburn: Boston Celtics loss to Chicago Bulls was totally predictable
Toucher and Rich recap the Celtics loss to the Bulls with Boston Globe writer, Gary Washburn.
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Washburn: Celtics' loss to Bulls was totally 'predictable'
Toucher and Rich recap the Celtics loss to the Bulls with Boston Globe writer, Gary Washburn.
'If we don't rebound, we don't win.'
The Celtics' season-long rebounding problem was the key factor in their Game 1 loss to the Bulls, and Brad Stevens says improvement on the boards is 'a big deal moving forward'.
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WATCH: TD Garden erupts as Isaiah Thomas knocks down first shot
TD Garden erupts as Isaiah Thomas knocks down his first shot of the night
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What adjustments do Stevens, Celtics have to make for Game 2?
Mike Felger talks with A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper about how the Boston Celtics can move forward in the playoffs.
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What adjustments will Brad Stevens have to make for Game 2?
Mike Felger talks with A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper about how the Celtics can move forward in the playoffs.
Maxwell: Celtics did not want the ball more than Bulls
Cedric Maxwell breaks down the Celtics loss to the Bulls.
Stars, studs and duds: Isaiah Thomas' Game 2 status is 'his call'
Although Isaiah Thomas played in Boston’s 106-102 Game 1 loss to Chicago, there’s no guarantee that he’ll suit up in Game 2
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Bradley on Thomas: We need to continue to fight for him
Avery Bradley talks with the media after the Boston Celtics loss to the Bulls about how Isaiah Thomas is like family to him and is a true competitor.
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Amica Game Recap: Celtics fall to Bulls 106-102
Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn break down the Celtics loss to the Bulls during this Amica Game Recap.
Tommy Award: Isaiah Thomas vs Bulls
Isaiah Thomas wins the Tommy Award for playing his heart out a day after losing his younger sister Chyna Thomas.
Bradley on Thomas: We need to continue to fight for him
Avery Bradley talks with the media after the Celtics loss to the Bulls about how Isaiah Thomas is like family to him and is a true competitor.
Mike and Tommy Cam: Celtics drop Game 1 to Bulls
The best reactions and break downs from Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn from Game 1 vs. the Chicago Bulls.
Scalabrine: Bulls won the battle in the trenches
Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine break down how the Bulls were able to get the win on the road and what the Celtics weren't able to do in Game 1.
Rondo: Felt like we could come in and win this game
Rajon Rondo talks with Abby Chin on the court after the game about the Bulls coming into the TD Garden and getting the win.
C's lose Game 1 despite gutsy performance from Thomas
Isaiah Thomas delivers an gutsy effort, but he didn’t get enough help, resulting in the Celtics dropping a 106-102 Game 1 loss to the Bulls
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Al Horford throws down the big dunk
Al Horford throws down the big dunk
Avery Bradley and Jimmy Butler exchange words on jump ball
Avery Bradley and Jimmy Butler exchange words on jump ball
Isaiah Thomas honors sister with message on shoes
Isaiah Thomas honored his sister during Game 1 writing "CHYNA" and "I LOVE YOU" on his shoes.
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Isaiah Thomas and-1 gives Celtics the lead
Isaiah Thomas and-1 gives Celtics the lead
Avery Bradley nice pass finds Amir Johnson for the dunk
Avery Bradley nice pass finds Amir Johnson for the dunk
Halftime stars, studs and duds: Thomas handles pain and pressure like a true pro
Isaiah Thomas does his part, but it still isn't enough as the Celtics find themselves down 48-46 at the half.
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Al Horford beats the buzzer at end of 1st half
Al Horford beats the buzzer at end of 1st half
Al Horford big slam off the Isaiah Thomas miss
Al Horford big slam off the Isaiah Thomas miss
Dwyane Wade gets rejected by the rim
Dwyane Wade gets rejected by the rim
Al Horford alley-oop to Jaylen Brown
Al Horford alley-oop to Jaylen Brown
WATCH: Celtics fans show support for Thomas with standing ovation
Boston Celtics fans show support for Isaiah Thomas with standing ovation during Game 1 player intros
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Isaiah Thomas pregame introduction
Celtics fans showing support for Isaiah Thomas during pregame introduction
TD Garden erupts as Isaiah Thomas knocks down the 3
TD Garden erupts as Isaiah Thomas knocks down the 3
Isaiah Thomas with the sweet pass and long three
Isaiah Thomas with the sweet pass and long three
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas confers with coach Brad Stevens.
Stevens: Thomas 'really hurting' but 'intends to play'
Isaiah Thomas, whose sister was killed in a car crash on Saturday, is in the Celtics starting lineup for Game 1 against the Chicago Bulls
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David Ortiz sends 'prayers' to Isaiah Thomas over loss of sister
The former Red Sox slugger takes to Twitter to send condolences to Isaiah Thomas, whose sister was killed in a car crash.
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Isaiah Thomas
Report: Thomas plans to play tonight
According to Ernie Johnson of TNT, Isaiah Thomas -- whose sister was killed in a car crash yesterday -- plans to play in Game 1 vs. the Bulls.
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Report: Thomas 'in state of shock' after sister's death
The Boston Herald quotes a league source who says Isaiah Thomas was told of his sister's death in a one-car accident after Saturday's practice.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Bulls
The C's host the Bulls at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Bulls Game 1 preview: Celtics need to rally together
Game 1 of the Celtics-Bulls playoff series is at hand, but Isaiah Thomas and the C's are dealing with issues bigger than basketball.
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Brown understands postseason success is as much mental as physical
Jaylen Brown understands success in the postseason is as much about your mental state as it is your ability.
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Thomas' sister killed in car accident on Saturday morning
The status of Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is unclear after his sister was killed in a one-car accident on Saturday morning.
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Boston Celtics' Al Horford (left) and Amir Johnson team up on defense against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Celtics bigs Horford and Johnson take on untested Bulls
If the Celtics are to handle the Bulls easily in the first round, the experience of big men Al Horford and Amir Johnson will likely be a key. 
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Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (left) and the Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler.
Fierce rivalry between Crowder, Butler shouldn't disappoint
One of the key matchups for the Celtics-Bulls series will be the duel between Jae Crowder and Jimmy Butler.
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Mannix: Bulls 'don't have a chance to win this series'
Chris Mannix breaks down why he thinks the Bulls poor shooting makes it tough for his to think the Celtics could lose first round matchup against the Bulls.
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Chris Mannix gives his top 5 Celtics-Bulls X Factors
Chris Mannix breaks down his top 5 X Factors (excluding Butler and Thomas) in the Celtics-Bulls series.
Chris Mannix: Bulls 'don't have a chance to win this series'
Chris Mannix breaks down why he thinks the Bulls poor shooting makes it tough for his to think the Celtics could lose first round matchup against the Bulls.
Will Thomas be a defensive liability for Celtics ?
Abby Chin ans A Sherrod Blakely talk about the chip on the Celtics shoulder.
Cedric Maxwell says Al Horford 'is a Kevin Garnett-type'
Don't talk to Cedric Maxwell about Al Horford's struggles in the 2016-17 season.
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Maxwell: Horford is a 'Garnett type guy' without the noise
Gary Tanguay and Trenni Kusniekrek talks with Cedric Maxwell about the Celtics and Bulls playoff match up.
Celtics happy to have Horford on their side this time around
The Celtics were eliminated a year ago by a Hawks team led by Al Horford. Now that he’s in Boston, he should be a postseason difference-maker again.
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Smart on Players’ Tribune writes about ‘A Great Time To Be A Celtic’
Marcus Smart, in a Players’ Tribune essay, writes that these Celtics are better equipped for playoff success than his previous Boston teams.
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Isaiah Thomas (4), Marcus Smart (36), Amir Johnson (90) and Jae Crowder (99) lead the Celtics.
History shows Celtics that No. 1 seed no guarantee of playoff success
The Celtics have the East’s No. 1 seed and with it heightened expectations, but there have been plenty who have flamed out quickly in playoffs past.   
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Scalabrine: Lonzo Ball would be 4th on my NBA Draft board
CSN analyst Brian Scalabrine joins Toucher and Rich to talk about UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball and his outspoken father, and if he would fit with the Celtics. Scal also talks about how the offseason could...
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Celtics Playoff Preview Podcast: Bulls insider Vincent Goodwill, Isaiah Thomas, Brad Stevens, Mike & Tommy
In this edition of the “Celtics Talk” podcast, A. Sherrod Blakely joins Kyle Draper to discuss the Celtics first round series against the Chicago Bulls.
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Scalabrine: Lonzo Ball would be 4th on my draft board
CSN analyst Brian Scalabrine joins Toucher and Rich to talk about UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball and his outspoken father, and if he would fit with the Celtics.
Johnson's play is peaking just in time for playoffs
Lately, Amir Johnson’s play has been on a noticeably higher level than earlier this season. And his timing – on the eve of the playoffs – could not be any better. 
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Thomas reveals his Top 5 for MVP race
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas ranked himself third in the MVP race ahead of LeBron James.
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Our NBA Insiders give their first round predictions
A. Sherrod Blakely, Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine give their entire NBA first round predictions.
Stevens on playing Bulls: It’s going to be a great challenge
Brad Stevens talks with our panel on the Celtics Playoff Preview and discusses the upcoming playoff series vs the Bulls and if previous years postseason experience can help.
Mike & Tommy give their expectations for Celtics in playoffs
Mike and Tommy give their expectations for the Celtics in the playoffs, and break down the key matchups for the Celtics against the Bulls.

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Amica Game Recap: Celtics beat the Bulls, 104-87

Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics game 3 win over the Bulls.