A day after losing Game 2 to the Celtics in their first-round playoff series, Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro faced tough criticism from the media, but vehemently defended his use of hair style during the game.
Downers Grove resident Keith Oglewicz was pumped to get a ticket to Thursday's Game 6 of the Bulls' playoff series against Boston. But the disgruntled Bulls fan left in disgust after the Bulls blew a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter and trailed the Celtics, 99-91.
Editors at The Heckler late Thursday night made a pledge: No more Joakim Noah jokes for at least a month following his career game in a stirring three-overtime playoff win against Boston.
Why They Might Be Good: The Celts have five point guards with the talent to start – Delonte West, Sebastian Telfair, Tony Allen, and rookies Rajon Rondo and Allan Ray – and one would assume that at least two of them are bound contribute on a nightly basis. Maybe. Possibly. Theoretically. Plus at some point around January, Paul Pierce will go on a tear in which he scores 164 points in four consecutive games.
Former Celtics star Larry Bird was voted onto his 34th consecutive Eastern Conference All-Star team earlier this week, barely edging out LeBron James as the starting forward for the team—showing that the legend’s stranglehold on the position may be compromised sometime within the next half century.
"We just can't give up easy lay-ups," Rondo added. "We also need to remember that dropping a few chlorine tabs in a bucket of ammonia by the ventilation system is key. You know, it's all about playing quality basketball."
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