By Dan Bruno
All five Celtics starters scored in double digits. Avery Bradley led the way with 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including 3-of-4 from long range, to go along with five rebounds and three assists, in 31 minutes. Jae Crowder, Al Horford and Isaiah Thomas all chipped in 12 points each, while Gerald Green finished with 16. The Celtics shot 48.8 percent from the field, including 41.0 percent from long range, and dished 28 assists in the contest. Meanwhile, Jimmy Butler led Chicago with 23 points, on 9-of-17 shooting, to go along with seven rebounds and three steals, in 31 minutes. The only other Bulls player to score in double digits was Robin Lopez, who finished with 10 points and five rebounds. Bobby Portis grabbed 11 rebounds, while Joffrey Lauvergne and Michael Carter-Williams chipped in eight points each off the bench.
Posted on April 28, 2017 at 8:20 PM ET