Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Celtics Fall to Bulls, Noah Posts Triple Double

The Boston Celtics dropped their third and final game of a three game road trip in Chicago, going winless on the trip, and sliding back down to .500 on the season. Not only was is Boston's third loss in a row, but it was their third in a row by double digits, 100-89. "We are not a good team right now. This is who we are. We are a .500 team,"; said a grim Doc Rivers after the loss. Rajon Rondo led four Celtics in double figures with a game high 26 points, but was the mere bright spot for the team. Boston's bench was a no show, and it is getting to the point where Danny Ainge has to consider making a move. The Celtics bench came up with 16 points on 5-for-23 shooting from the field against the Bulls. Avery Bradley is on schedule to return to the starting lineup next month, helping to strengthen the bench, but it still looks like there will be more to be done.
Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer were Chicago's top scorers with 21 apiece, but Joakim Noah had his second career triple double to carry the Bulls (11 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists). It was an overall dominating performance by the Bulls in all aspects of the game. Nate Robinson was able to outscore the Boston bench by himself, finishing with 18 points while shooting 5-for-7 from three point range. "Nothing better," said Joakim Noah after being asked what it feels like to beat the Celtics.
The Celtics will try and get back on track when they play the Cleveland Cavaliers at the TD Garden on Wednesday December 19th.

3 comments:

  1. kid thinks he's writing for the Globe or something. we need to get you a press pass. I want directly from Doc and KG quotes.

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  2. He's right, it IS getting to the point where Danny Ainge has to consider making a move. And yes, the kid deserves a press pass.

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    1. DeMarcus Cousins has to be the perfect guy.

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