Andre Iguodala made the go-ahead free throws with 2.2 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for a 79-78 victory over the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in Game 6 on Thursday night, advancing to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2003.
Luol Deng scored 24 points, Carlos Boozer added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 77-69 on Tuesday night to avoid a first-round playoff exit.
Following the Celts annihilation of the Hawks in Game 4, Gresh & Zo discussed the C’s resurgence after their early season struggles and why no team in the NBA wants to match-up with them as the playoffs continue to unfold. Listen in!
Spencer Hawes scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday had 20 to help the surprising Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 89-82 on Sunday and take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Jrue Holiday scored 26 points, Lou Williams added 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Chicago 109-92 on Tuesday night to even their first-round series in the Bulls’ first game since Derrick Rose’s season-ending knee injury.
The Bulls won Saturday’s game, but they have lost their point guard for the rest of the season.
The Bulls have won home court advantage for the first round in the Eastern Conference playoffs, with the Miami Heat having lost Tuesday night.
Doc Rivers had some harsh words for the Celtics after blowing a halftime lead, and Gresh and Zo applaud the coach for giving the team a wake up call.
Celtics head coach Doc Rivers was not a happy camper after Boston’s 93-86 loss to the Bulls on Thursday night.
Even without the league’s reigning MVP for a major part of the season, the Chicago Bulls have kept up their winning ways.