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CSN Philly Apr 21, 2017

NBA Playoffs: Celtics bounce back in Chicago for Game 3 win

Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points, and the top-seeded Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-87 on Friday night.
Sun Herald Apr 21, 2017

Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points, and the top-seeded Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-87 on Friday night after dropping the first …
Boston Herald Apr 21, 2017
Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

CHICAGO — Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points, and the top-seeded Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-87 on Friday night after dropping the first two games of their opening-round series at home.The Celtics pulled away after a 20-point lead shrunk to one early in the third quarter and put themselves in position to tie a series that was in danger of slipping away from them. Game 4 is Sunday in Chicago.Dwyane Wade scored 18 for Chicago. Jimmy Butler had 14 points on 7-of-21 shooting, and the offense simply didnt click the way it had been, with...
The Republican Apr 21, 2017
Isaiah Thomas, Al Horford help shove Boston Celtics past Chicago Bulls in Game 3, 104-87

Isaiah Thomas, Al Horford help shove Boston Celtics past Chicago Bulls in Game 3, 104-87

CHICAGO -- At halftime, the Boston Celtics could have gotten nervous. Another loss to the Chicago Bulls would have pushed the Celtics to the edge of elimination, would have made it so damn tough to overcome their series deficit. They had given up almost...
CSN New England Apr 21, 2017

Watch Isaiah Thomas feed Al Horford for 3 thunderous dunks

Isaiah Thomas has been an enabler in Game 3 of the Boston Celtics series against the Bulls. The Celtics guard is trying to help Al
Los Angeles Daily News Apr 21, 2017
Top-seeded Celtics back in series

Top-seeded Celtics back in series

Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points, and the top-seeded Boston Celtics beat the host Chicago Bulls 104-87 on Friday night after dropping the first two games of their Eastern Conference opening-round series at home.The Celtics pulled away after a 20-point lead shrunk to one early in the third quarter and put themselves in position to tie a series that was in danger of slipping away from them.
Chicago Tribune Apr 20, 2017

Celtics' Al Horford: 'We're fighting for our lives' in Game 3 vs. Bulls

The Celtics took the United Center floor for practice Thursday without the heart of their team. Isaiah Thomas returned to his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., on Wednesday to grieve with his family after the death of his younger sister, Chyna, in a car accident. Coach Brad Stevens said the plan was to...
Boston Herald Apr 20, 2017
Celtics’ Al Horford: ‘We’re fighting for our lives’ in Game 3 vs. Bulls

Celtics’ Al Horford: ‘We’re fighting for our lives’ in Game 3 vs. Bulls

The Celtics took the United Center floor for practice Thursday without the heart of their team.Isaiah Thomas returned to his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., on Wednesday to grieve with his family after the death of his younger sister, Chyna, in a car accident.Coach Brad Stevens said the plan was to have Thomas fly into Chicago late Thursday night.The Celtics will not have a shootaround before Friday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, which tips off at 6 p.m.Thomas called this “the hardest week of my life … she and my family are everything to me, so the pain I am feeling right...
CSN New England Apr 20, 2017

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.
Sun Herald Apr 20, 2017

Celtics' Al Horford: 'We're fighting for our lives' in Game 3 vs. Bulls

The Celtics took the United Center floor for practice Thursday without the heart of their team. Isaiah Thomas returned to his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., on Wednesday to grieve with …
CelticsBlog Apr 19, 2017
Boston Celtics Daily Links 4/19/17

Boston Celtics Daily Links 4/19/17

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Avery Bradley: Rajon Rondo told teammates Celtics 'gave up' in Game 2 Al Horford puts in underwhelming performance in defeat Celtics lose again at home to Bulls to fall in 0-2 hole Bulpett: Celtics embarrass themselves in Game 2 loss to BullsGlobe  Retired KG still has itch for playing, beef with T-WolvesThis one play captures how Rajon Rondo is giving the Celtics fitsCeltics fall in 0-2 series hole to BullsCeltics’ weaknesses glaring under playoff spotlightBulls look like the No. 1 seedThree thoughts on the Celtics’...
CSN New England Apr 19, 2017

Jae 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.
Boston Herald Apr 19, 2017
Al Horford puts in underwhelming performance in defeat

Al Horford puts in underwhelming performance in defeat

What Celtics coach Brad Stevens needs from center Al Horford isn’t what he got in last night’s 111-97 pasting by the Chicago Bulls at the Garden.The Celtics are down 0-2 in their Eastern Conference first round matchup against the Bulls with Game 3 scheduled for Friday night at the United Center in Chicago.“We just need him to be the best version of himself,” said Stevens about Horford in the postgame press conference.“I thought he did a good job, especially early in the game on the first four possessions. He was the one that was cleaning up all of the rebounds and I thought he was...
CSN New England Apr 18, 2017

Watch Al Horford slam powerful dunk over Robin Lopez

Al Horford set a new tone for the second half after a rough first 24 minutes.In Game 2 of the Boston Celtics' matchup against the Chicago Bulls, Horford
Celtics fall into 0-2 series hole

Celtics fall into 0-2 series hole

The list of missing is long on this team now that they’re in the playoffs, and the most unapparent of all play up front.Al Horford, perhaps with the worst playoff series of his career, was joined by Amir Johnson and Kelly Olynyk Tuesday night in the Celtics’ continued inability to handle their eighth-seeded opponent, Chicago, in the paint.The result was a 111-97 Game 2 loss to the Bulls, knocking the Celtics into an 0-2 first-round hole.

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