Going into the playoffs I thought Boston was a flawed team, the kind that could get exposed in the second round or maybe the Conference Finals.
However, I never saw this coming — the Bulls have owned them for the Celtics for the first two games of the playoffs. Nobody else did either. But the Bulls have the best player in the series in Jimmy Butler, they have been far more physical, they have defended aggressively, and the Bulls have owned the glass. Not only is Chicago up 2-0, but it’s also hard to see a way for Boston to get back in the series.
Kurt Helin of NBC and Sean Highkin who covers the Bulls for The Athletic break down this series and also discuss the rest of the matchups in the East, plus a little awards talk slips in.
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