Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

The offense isn't the only thing the Bulls have been slacking on.

Game 5 in a series where the road team has won each game is Wednesday in Boston.

Forsberg noted Thomas' sister, Chyna, died in a single-car accident on April 15, which was one day before Boston's series with the Bulls started.

"I don't think its a foregone conclusion that he doesn't play tomorrow night". "They started the quarter off really well defending us. He's still in a splint for his thumb".

Hoiberg believes it's unlikely that Rondo will be ready to return before the series is over, but he wouldn't rule out the possibility. Rondo's injury has forced Hoiberg to adjust, and there is no chance he figures this out in the next three games.

Boston defeated Chicago, 104-95, Sunday night in Game 4 to even the series. Nikola Mirotic and seldom-used Isaiah Canaan each scored 13 points, but Dwyane Wade finished with just 11. We just needed to play for one another, and play for the moment which is at hand being in the playoffs and have fun with it. Backup point guards Jerian Grant and Michael Carter-Williams are a combined 6-for-28 in the series and have turned the ball over nine times in the last two games alone. Bulls G Cameron Payne was inactive.

That meant prime playing time for Canaan. Carter-Williams hasn't looked like an National Basketball Association player in months.

"It felt good to be out there to battle with my teammates", he said.

"Mentally and emotionally, I'm not here, so I just feed off what the guys give me", Thomas said yesterday morning (Singapore time). "Hopefully going forward, he is a big part of what we do". This type of lineup is still possible by moving Denzel Valentine or Paul Zipser into the random third not-guard role.

He is demolishing everyone - Tyson excited to see Joshua
Two judges had Joshua ahead (96-93 and 95-93) at the time of the stoppage, while the third had Klitschko leading (95-93). He's got a whole country behind him, and it's for him to really enhance his ability, and try and get better and better.

"Once again, we just had to weather the storm", said James.

"I thought Isaiah Canaan played great", said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens.

The Bulls have hit on backup point guards in the past. John Lucas III, D.J. Maybe Canaan will be the guy, instead. But what we do know is the Bulls are a different, tougher team to deal with when they had a healthy Rondo on the court rather than watching from the sideline.

The Celtics opened the second quarter with mainly reserves and managed to build a pair of 20-point leads.

Part of the job may involve thinking back to what it felt like for this team when it was still in that 0-2 hole and reports of their demise were being filed across the league, especially by the majority of media types who labeled the Celtics one of the worst No. 1 playoff seeds in the history of the National Basketball Association.

Rondo originally was expected to miss the entire series, as Hoiberg said Friday the team would re-evaluate the point guard in seven to 10 days. "We need to do a better job of using that energy in a better start". They are random choices based on the feeling of who will have the better game. It's the next one.

But he either doesn't or he's campaigning for more calls in Game 5. Tomorrow will be mental and physical.

"Let's see how the slugfest goes".