Celtics also successful without Superstar Irving – Theis returns again
After a narrow defeat against the Houston Rockets, the Boston Celtics are back on track. There’s a clear victory against the Chicago Bulls.
Even without superstar Kyrie Irving, the Boston Celtics scored a safe 105:89 win over the Chicago Bulls.
While Paul Zipser did not play for the hosts, Daniel Theis, who had been injured in the end, scored four points for Boston and six rebounds in 18 minutes.
Leading by the strong Jaylen Brown, Celtics have been the dominant team from the very beginning. The Small Forward scored 21 points in the end and was the best thrower of the game. Already at the break, the record NBA champion was leading with 26 points and set the direction for the rest of the game at an early stage (NBA match schedule).
Head coach Brad Stevens expressed his satisfaction with the result:”Our defence was obviously very good in the first half,”he praised his team.
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This did not change in the third quarter either. Boston continued to expand their lead to 33 points. It was only in the last section that the Bulls were able to make up some ground, but in the end the 14th place was still there. Defeat from the last 17 games.
Celtics continue to rank second in the Eastern Conference, while the Chicago Bulls are ranked 12th, while they are already in the Tanking mode (NBA table).