Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Final Score
In a very close game on Thursdays, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Boston Celtics by only a point 104-103. The crucial two free throws of Jimmy Butler helped the Bulls sealed the victory with only 0.9 seconds left in the ball game.
Jimmy Butler led the team in scoring with 29 points, got 4 rebounds, 7 assists and 1 block. With the win, the Bulls now have a record of 28-29 and the won the game before the All Star weekend.
One of the controversial calls of the referee is when Butler hitting a turnaround jump shot and Marcus Smart slightly touched his elbow, which triggered the foul called by the official. Some fans did not like the call, but Butler said that Smart got a piece of his elbow that he stated during the Interview after the game.
As for the Boston Celtics, they now have a record of 37-20 and Isaiah Thomas led the team with 29 points, 3 rebounds and 7 assists for the game. The Celtics had the chance to win the game but the unforced errors before the final minute made them paid off and allowing the Bulls to take the momentum until the final buzzer of the 4th quarter.
After the All Star break, the Bulls will face the Phoenix Suns on this coming Friday. While the Boston Celtics visits the Toronto Raptors on coming Friday as well.
Scoring by quarters: