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Bulls top Celtics 106-102; Thomas plays after sister’s death (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: April 17, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 16: Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls shoots the ball against the Boston Celtics during the Eastern Conference Quarter-finals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs on April 16, 2017 at TD Garden in Boston, MA. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Chicago Bulls waited until the final night of the regular season to cement their spot in the postseason. Jimmy Butler made sure the wait for a playoff victory was a short one. Butler had 30 points and nine rebounds and the Bulls outlasted top-seeded Boston 106-102 in Game 1 on Sunday on an emotional night for grieving Celtics star Isaiah Thomas.



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