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No one expected it coming into this round, but the Boston Celtics are staring in the face of a four game sweep to the eight seeded Chicago Bulls.
It has not been a good playoff series so far for the Boston Celtics.
Chicago are the first No. 8 seed to take a 2-0 lead in a first-round series - and even better, they did it on the road.
"We don't win a lot of these games without "Do" out there, " All-Star Jimmy Butler said of Rondo. "That's where your confidence always comes from".
The biggest surprise through the first few days of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs has been the success of the Chicago Bulls, who have frustrated the Boston Celtics over the first two games of the series, and head back to Chicago up 2-0 over the East's No. 1 seed.
BOSTON (AP) Celtics guardIsaiah Thomas says the days since his younger sister was killed in a vehicle crash have been the hardest of his life. Instead, he chose to honor his sister by putting up 33 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds in a valiant effort against the Bulls Sunday night. His point differential is a stellar +24 in 40 minutes of play, and he also added five steals.
Chicago got 19 points and nine rebounds from Portis in the opener.
OnePlus 5 Tipped to Sport 8GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 SoC
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Stevens wouldn't discuss who the team's best - or worst - players have been over the first two games of the series. "Tonight, our job was easy".
Jazz: Gobert, who injured his knee just 17 seconds into the series opener, joined two assistant coaches for a pregame meal in the media dining room, an area rarely visited by players. "As I told him, 'Way to run your team.' He did an incredible job with that".
"I could hear Rondo, 'Yeah, they gave up". "You get three or four days of prep on a team, lock into their gameplan". I don't know what it is. I thought a playoff appearance would be brief and tragic, and just enough to keep GarPax and their handpicked coach around.
Rondo answered with leadership, his unique brand not fully appreciated perhaps until now, with the Bulls on the brink of their biggest moment since the 2011 Eastern Conference finals.
The Boston Celtics lost to the Chicago Bulls, 111-97, on Tuesday to fall down 0-2 in a series against the East's eighth seed.
Those fans booed their team on more than one occasion yesterday morning, including a loud chorus as the final seconds ticked off. One thing we've learned over the years, never underestimate the ability of Gregg Popovich to come up with a winning game plan. "At the same time, we are aware there's a game we have to prepare for and we have to play better than we have the last two".
The Celtics point guard released a heartfelt statement Wednesday summarizing his emotional turmoil following the death of his younger sister and thanking those who have expressed their support since the tragic single-car accident Saturday morning.
Milan got back in the match in the 66th minute when Romagnoli volleyed in Suso's cross from close range, giving Milan new belief. Later on Saturday Juventus dispatched bottom-side Pescara 2-0 with goals from Gonzalo Higuaín, taking his season's tally to 29.
Investigators are considering the possibility that the men were killed by members of the notorious MS-13 gang. The bodies of four men were found in a Central Islip park, Suffolk County Police said on Thursday morning.
And US Cellular picked up 188 licenses for $328 million, though they're likely to be located in rural areas, thus the lower cost. If you want to know whether T-Mobile bought up spectrum in your region, or how much, T-Mobile has made a map to show you.
He noted that there had already been some positive results for the people of Iraq as the fight against ISIS continued. The eastern half of the city is now completely under the control of Iraqi security forces, Rasool said.
The 24-year-old Montgomery will be making his Major League Baseball debut Wednesday after opening eyes in Spring Training. Even the Tampa Bay Rays official Twitter account joined in the fun and fired off a cheeky tweet in response to Martha's.
The prisoners also demand to have periodic medical checkups and to increase the number of visits by the International Red Cross. Israel has built almost all of its prisons inside Israel rather than in the occupied territory.
Many historians believe Robinson's breakthrough was an early step that eventually led to other civil rights breakthroughs. He came up in the majors with players who played alongside Robinson or were inspired by his story.
According to ESPN's Ian Begley , Anthony prefers to remain in NY , but wants a commitment from management to winning immediately. While speaking to reporters on Friday (April 14), the Knicks President concluded that Melo "would be better off somewhere else".
Marchionini, the mayor of Verbania, told the Italian news agency AGI that her city has more than 20 people aged over 100. Morano famously attributed her long life, in part, to staying single after ending a bad marriage in her late 30s.
The recycled content figure, said Greenpeace, now stands at 7 percent on average across Coca-Cola's global plastic bottle sales. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use.
Google builds ad-blocking filter for Chrome
This is a defensive move to counter popular ad-blocking software, which often allows ads from organisations that pay a fee. One is to block all advertising that appears on the sites with offending ads, instead of individual offending ads.
PlayStation 4 consoles may attract roaches, repairmen say
Most consoles lie horizontally in dark or enclosed areas, like media centres, so they're pretty welcoming to the little critters. Then, they will take the console apart, sterilize it with an ultrasonic cleaner , and put it back together.
US aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week
And then on April 12th, President Donald Trump told Fox Business News that the Navy had sent to Korea "an armada, very powerful". In fairness, neither Trump nor the Navy said when the Carl Vinson was going to head north, so technically no one lied here.
Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns
According to PolitiFact , Trump is the first major party presidential nominee since Gerald Ford to not release his tax returns. Critics have raised questions about what Trump's tax returns say about his net worth and about his various business ties.
US President Trump's Approval Hits 50%
Forty-five percent of Americans still see Trump as someone who keeps his promises, although 52% said that label does not apply. And while the overall approval ratings are ticking up, another Gallup poll shows Americans are still concerned about Trump.
Chicago rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach
We reached out to representatives for comment. "As such he is particularly vulnerable to police actions that seek to silence him". Meanwhile, another officer held Cozart at Taser-point because he "was moving his hands around in the vehicle", the officer wrote.