1. Celtics Win 1st Playoff Series Since 2012

    Fact: The Celtics beat the Bulls 105-83 on Friday night, giving head coach Brad Stevens his first series win in his playoff career and Boston its first series win since 2012 (Eastern Conference Semifinals vs...

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  2. Brad Stevens Would Be Fine If Isaiah Thomas Skips Game 1 After Sister's Funeral

    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters following Friday's series-clinching win over the Chicago Bulls that he would be OK with point guard Isaiah Thomas missing Game 1 of the conference semifinals to attend his sister's funeral...

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  3. Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Will Attend Sister Chyna's Funeral After Game 6

    Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is scheduled to travel home to Tacoma, Washington, following Friday night's Game 6 against the Chicago Bulls to attend his sister's funeral, according to the Boston Globe 's Adam Himmelsbach and ESPN...

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  4. Boston Celtics Make History at Charity Stripe in Game 5

    The Boston Celtics won Game 5 of the club's first-round series against the Chicago Bulls by a score of 108-97 to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven set. Of the team's 108 points on the night, 23 of them came from the free throw line...

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  5. Marcus Smart Says He Laughs at Jimmy Butler Questioning His Toughness

    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart isn't sweating Jimmy Butler 's comments about his toughness. "I laugh at that," Smart said, per MassLive .com's Jay King . "This is about Celtics vs...

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  6. Isaiah Thomas Talks to Media for 1st Time Since Sister's Death After Celtics Win

    Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points in his team's Game 4 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, but he said his mind is not completely focused on basketball in his first comments to the media since his sister's death...

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  7. Isaiah Thomas Propels Celtics to 104-95 Win vs. Bulls to Even Series at 2

    So long, 2-0 deficit. The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 at the United Center on Sunday in Game 4 of the teams' first-round playoff series. After dropping the first two at home, the No...

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  8. Isaiah Thomas Had More Assists in Game 3 Than in Games 1 and 2 Combined

    Fact: In the first two games of the Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics NBA playoff series, Isaiah Thomas had a total of eight assists. In Boston's 104-87 win over Chicago on Friday night, Thomas had nine...

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  9. Celtics Take Down Bulls 104-87 in Game 3 Road Win, Trail 2-1 in Series

    The Boston Celtics are on the board. After dropping the first two games of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls , the Celtics responded Friday night with ...

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  10. Tom Brady Offers Encouragement to Isaiah Thomas on Instagram

    With the Boston Celtics facing a 2-0 series deficit in their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls , New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made an Instagram post Friday in support of the Celtics and superstar guard Isaiah Thomas...

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  11. Marcus Smart Fined $25,000 for Giving Fan Middle Finger in Game 2 vs. Bulls

    The NBA fined Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart $25,000 on Wednesday for "making an obscene gesture on the playing court" during the team's 111-97 loss to the Chicago Bulls ...

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  12. Isaiah Thomas Releases Statement on Sister Chyna Thomas' Death

    Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas issued a statement Wednesday following the death of his sister, Chyna Thomas, in a single-car accident on April 15...

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  13. Avery Bradley Heard Rajon Rondo Say Celtics Gave Up in Game 2 Loss vs. Bulls

    Rajon Rondo helped the Chicago Bulls thrash the Boston Celtics 111-97 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Tuesday night, and he also delivered a dose of reality to the home team in the midst of the blowout...

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  14. Isaiah Thomas Plans to Play in Games 2 and 3 vs. Bulls, Says Brad Stevens

    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas took the court Sunday for Game 1 of the team's opening-round series against the Chicago Bulls a day after his sister, Chyna, died in a ...

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  15. Al Horford, Brad Stevens, More Talk Isaiah Thomas' Game 1 After Sister's Death

    The Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 106-102 Sunday in the first game of their playoff series, but there were things other than basketball on the mind of the home team...

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  16. Boston Celtics Honor Chyna Thomas with Pregame Tribute, Fans Give IT4 MVP Chant

    Boston Strong is a movement, and Boston Celtics fans showed the spirit of the movement Sunday. After news spread of the death of Chyna Thomas , the younger sister of Celtics ...

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  17. Isaiah Thomas 'Struggling' After Sister's Death, Plays in Game 1 vs. Bulls

    A family tragedy is weighing heavily on Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas . Head coach Brad Stevens provided an update Sunday, per the team's Twitter account: Thomas ...

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  18. Chyna Thomas, Isaiah Thomas' Sister, Killed in One-Car Accident in Washington

    The sister of Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas was killed in a single-car accident Saturday morning in Federal Way, Washington. According to the News Tribune 's Craig Sailor , Chyna J...

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  19. Isaiah Thomas Says Celtics Being Counted Out by Experts Is 'Just Crazy'

    The Boston Celtics enter the postseason as the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed for the first time in nine years, but star point guard Isaiah Thomas still thinks his team isn't getting the respect it deserves...

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  20. From Mr. Irrelevant to Mr. Clutch: 5'9" Isaiah Thomas' Unlikely Rise in NBA

    Isaiah Thomas is the third-highest scorer in the NBA this season, averaging 28.9 points and 5.9 assists per game. He has elevated the Boston Celtics to the No. 1 seed in the East and a chance at an NBA championship...

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  21. Celtics Clinch No. 1 Seed in Eastern Conference with Win vs. Bucks

    The Boston Celtics locked up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 112-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at TD Garden...

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  22. Boston Celtics Clinch NBA Draft Lottery No. 1 Seed Via Trade with Brooklyn Nets

    With the Phoenix Suns ' 120-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Brooklyn Nets (19-60) clinched the NBA 's worst record and gave the Boston Celtics the No...

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  23. Celtics Fall 1.5 Games Back of Cavaliers in Eastern Conference with Hawks Loss

    The Boston Celtics were in golden position to seize the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed less than 48 hours ago. They are now licking their wounds following a second straight loss...

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  24. Avery Bradley Posterizes Kent Bazemore and Dennis Schroder

    Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley earned a two-for-one poster special for himself in the fourth quarter of Thursday's game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena...

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  25. Isaiah Thomas Says Cavaliers vs. Celtics Is 'Just Another Game'

    The Boston Celtics sit a half-game ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the race for the Eastern Conference's No...

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