NBA top three plays of the night (0:45)
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5 hours agoNick Friedell

Butler not backing down from LeBron challenge

Jimmy Butler has no fear on the court -- even when he's guarding LeBron James on a big stage -- and that's what makes him such a special player.

LeBron: 'We can't afford to do that in Game 2' (0:40)
No Love big problem for Cavs (2:58)
Bulls take control (3:43)
Bulls take Game 1 from short-handed Cavs (1:59)
7 hours ago

Rose, Bulls hold off LeBron, Cavs in Game 1

Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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14 hours agoDave McMenamin

LeBron ends cellphone boycott for Paul

After Chris Paul and the Clippers eliminated the Spurs on Saturday, LeBron ended his cellphone boycott to contact CP3.

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16 hours agoJon Greenberg

Can Rose-Butler combo topple LeBron's Cavs?

CHICAGO -- Four years ago, Miami Heat superstar LeBron James literally stood in the way of Derrick Rose, and thus the Chicago Bulls' chances of making the NBA Finals.

LeBron ditches headband to match teammates (1:44)
LeBron talks Bulls matchup (2:24)
18 hours agoNick Friedell

Rose: Confidence 'high' entering Cavs series

As the Bulls get set for a second-round showdown against LeBron James and the Cavaliers, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose believes his team's confidence is right where it needs to be.

1 day ago

LeBron ditched headband to match teammates

LeBron James' decision to ditch his patented headband stemmed from a desire to match his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates, according to a report by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

1 day agoDave McMenamin

Blatt: Cavs' break between series 'a concern'

The Cavs saved themselves the stress that comes with an elongated series but gave themselves a new challenge to think about: How will they respond to having eight days off?

2 days agoAmin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle

Elhassan/Doolittle: Cavaliers-Bulls preview

Amin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle break down the Chicago Bulls-Cleveland Cavaliers Eastern Conference playoff matchup with expert scouting and advanced statistical analysis.

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2 days agoChris Forsberg

2015: Boston's cap space journey

The Celtics have the potential to free up the cap space necessary to offer a marquee free agent a maximum contract this summer.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game103.18th
Rebounds Per Game43.018th
Assists Per Game22.110th
Points Allowed98.713th

Team History


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