The Celtics were without three of their top guards in Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart, and Evan Fournier and they felt it. The Bulls also were without their top guy, Zach Lavine, due to COVID-19 protocols.
The Garden report recaps Celtics’ 102-96 loss to the Bulls, which snaps their 6-game winning streak. The Celtics lead this game by 12 in the second quarter but let it get away from them in the second half, finishing the game with 17 turnovers.
The crew analyzes what went wrong from the team, while also highlight some positives of the night? Did this loss break the Celtics’ momentum?
Postgame, Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens gave the Bulls credit for loading up on Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum and making things difficult for them. The Celtics currently sit in 5th in the Eastern Conference, 1 game behind the Hawks, with a 31-27 record. With most of the injuries subsiding soon, the C’s should be primed for a great run to end the season.