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The Boston Celtics dropped their first two games of the Eastern Conference series with the Chicago Bulls, but rebounded to win four straight, and they closed out the series at United Center on Friday night. Boston jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. At one point in the third quarter, the team found itself leading 83-54, well on the way to victory
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Isaiah Thomas talks trash about Bulls on court during Game 6 (VIDEO)
You have to wonder what Chicago sports fans were thinking regarding how they treated recently-drafted quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on Friday night. The Bears traded up to draft Trubisky — who is a project and will likely sit and watch veteran Mike Glennon — with the second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday.
Your Morning Dump… Where having AB in the playoffs is so much better than not having AB in the playoffs
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Bulls as a team are shooting just 38.6 percent (17 of 44) against Bradley through five postseason games
TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1960 – At a night game against Cleveland, the White Sox unveil the ‘Monster’, their new exploding scoreboard at the Comiskey Park. The $300,000 brainchild of Chicago owner Bill Veeck will produce fireworks and accompanying sound effects whenever a home run is hit by a hometown player. 1961 – Five days past his 40th birthday, Warren Spahn becomes the second oldest pitcher, only behind Cy Young’s performance at the age of 41 years and three months, to throw a no-hitter
Though the San Antonio Spurs lost Thursday in Game 3 against the Memphis Grizzlies, there were two unique play calls San Antonio made to get two quality looks for Kawhi Leonard (18 points) and Patty Mills (11 points). The first play that will be analyzed was a high-low possession the Spurs used to get Leonard an alley-oop layup in the first quarter, and then a give-and-go possession the Spurs used to get Mills an open 3-point look in the third quarter. Motion Strong: 4-3 High-Low This play was diagrammed out of the Spurs’ use of Motion Strong, which is one of their ways to get Leonard in the low block through the use of ball and player movement with different actions
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – APRIL 21: Eddie Rosario #20 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates as he crosses home plate after hitting a three-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of the game on April 21, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) The Moment: It was 3-0 in the favor of Detroit as late as the 6th inning. After some unfortunate walks and some lazy bloops and bleeders, the Twins tied the game up
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Twins 6, Tigers 3- Twins explode, but that’s a good thing
The NBA’s Eastern Conference might have a major shakeup soon. The Toronto Raptors have been a major staple of the conference for years thanks to stars such as Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, a team capable of at least giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a run for their money over a seven-game series. But the overarching theme around the Raptors isn’t hard to see—their stars are terrible in the playoffs.
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Raptors Round 1 exit could mean huge changes
Carmelo Anthony joining the Boston Celtics seems like one of the most obvious things about the NBA today. Anthony seems like a man on his way out after his relationship with the New York Knicks continues to sour.
Carmelo Anthony to the Celtics isn’t going away
Few NBA analysts predicted the Bulls to go into TD Garden and dominate the No. 1-seeded Celtics in their house, but it happened. And now, suddenly all the pressure in the world is on the team that some picked to unseat the Cavs as the Eastern Conference champions, who finds itself in a must-win game Friday night.