Bulls halfway to history; Raptors, Clippers rebound
He at a serious personnel matchup disadvantage in this series because Rajon Rondo, Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler are getting support from Robin Lopez and Nikola Mirotic. "And that's where your confidence always comes from". Khris Middleton added 20 points for Milwaukee, who will seek to regain the series edge when they host game three on Thursday.
Chicago got 19 points and nine rebounds from Portis in the opener.
Guard Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics was fined $25,000 by the National Basketball Association on Wednesday for making an obscene gesture toward a fan during the Game 2 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
In Toronto, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a lackluster game one as the Raptors beat the Bucks 106-100 to level their series at one game each.
The Celtics are at their best this season and they go on their biggest runs when they are generating steals and scoring quickly in transition.
The other key for the Bulls is to win the rebounding battle. Here's the kicker, Rondo played more games than the three of them - combined (92 to 82).
Chicago again used its big men to push the Celtics out of the paint and was quicker to the ball in a lot of 50-50 situations.
Russia Says Evidence Growing Syria Chemical Attack Was Staged
Lavrov on Friday expressed skepticism about a preliminary investigation conducted by the U.N.'s chemical-weapon watchdog. Putin's military backing of Assad has been crucial in keeping the regime in power after six years of civil war.
Jubilant Zapata sure AC Milan deserved last-gasp Inter draw
Milan got back in the match in the 66th minute when Romagnoli volleyed in Suso's cross from close range, giving Milan new belief. AC Milan are a team in great form the likes of Carlos Bacca, Suso, and Gerard Deulofeu are having huge impacts on the pitch.
Sharp right turn for Supreme Court
Supreme Court, capping more than a year of bitter partisan bickering over the ideological balance of the nation's highest court. Vice President Mike Pence presided over the senate for the vote and announced the final tally of 54 to 45 in favor of Gorsuch.
And more than anything, the Bulls are beating them in the effort areas - rebounds, contesting shots, deflections, etc. - with no end in sight. Tonight I wasn't able to get into a rhythm offensively. Will the Celtics re-sign Kelly Olynyk or extend Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley?
Seeing the Bulls reduce the Celtics to a bunch of guys Rondo claimed had quit made it easier to believe - barely - but not even those paid to see red could have envisioned a surge like this coming from a.500 team. "As a polished team we have to know when to take those shots and when not to". The Bulls, post-All-Star break (and post-Taj Gibson trade), ranked in the back half of the league in offensive rebound percentage. Chicago held a 14-9 edge in fast-break points and 14-12 advantage on second-chance points. They could have gotten Ibaka or Taj Gibson, two forwards that would have been massive upgrades on Amir Johnson and helped solve Boston's rebounding issues.
But Stevens, his career postseason record now a frustrating 2-10, admits that playoff intensity is a far different thing from what faces a good team over the course of the regular season. Skeptics no longer roll their eyes when Rondo discusses his desire to return to the Bulls, a veteran team built more ideally for a seven-game playoff series than a six-month regular season.
"You play the 82 games to learn a little bit about yourself", he said. "I'm sure Bobby told you the same thing".
No services have been planned for Chyna Thomas, who was killed in a vehicle accident on Saturday.
In case you missed it on Tuesday, the Bulls lost a tiebreaker with Portland, so they'll pick 16th in round one of the NBA Draft on June 22nd.
Google considering built-in Chrome ad-blocker in desktop and mobile versions
While desktop ad blocking continues to grow in popularity worldwide, its mobile form has yet to catch on much outside of Asia. Google experimented with generating income without showing display and banner ads on publisher sites in the United States.
Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of DACA protection program
In a February news conference, Trump was asked what he planned to do about DACA. "There I worked and studied at the same time". He had minor run-ins with the law, four convictions to be exact: one for shoplifting and three for driving without a license.
US President Orders Changes to H1-B Visa Program
Citizenship and Immigration Services says the number of applications for H-1B visas fell to 199,000 this year from 236,000 in 2016.
Nokia 6 Users Receiving Update to Android 7.1.1
The company is also expected to release the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, which are lower-end, in some countries in early May. At this point, it's still easy days, and there's no way to prove if the purported sketch is legitimate.
Palestinians prisoners launch mass hunger strike
Israeli authorities argue administrative detention protects at-risk informants and is needed for the country's security. Israel Border Police officers have arrested four Palestinians who threw stones at them in Beitunia near Ofer Prison.
Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law
The measure passed the House easily and then passed the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence as the tie-breaking vote. Basically, low-income women in red states are about to lose access to one more health provider.
Russian Federation responsible 'by proxy' for suspected Syrian chemical attack: United Kingdom minister
He also said the top USA priority in the region hasn't changed and remained the defeat of Islamic State militants. But Tillerson said he sees no reason for retaliation from Moscow because Russian Federation wasn't targeted.
Turks vote in historic referendum
Two of the Turks were thought to have joined the ranks of Islamic State, which holds territory in neighbouring Syria and Iraq. He also appealed to voters of other parties to approve the changes so that " Turkey can leap into the future".
Man says brother might be among 4 dead in NY
After all, MS-13 - notorious for its elaborate tattoos and its unremitting violence - has perhaps 70,000 members all told. This follows by weeks the arrest of several MS-13 members in the savage killings of three teens in nearby Brentwood.
Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in USA airwaves auction: FCC
In that earlier auction the big buyers were AT&T and Verizon , but we had a different mix of players this time around. Dish Network , which has amassed almost 80 MHz of spectrum but has spent years looking for a wireless partner.