“With the amount of guys we have out, we’re going to have to try to piece it together as best we can.”
Coby White scored 20 points off the bench and Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 14 rebounds to pace Chicago in Friday’s loss. Bulls leading scorer DeMar DeRozan finished with 17 points and seven assists and Lonzo Ball chipped in 15 points. “Overall, the slow start obviously doomed us there. Just weren’t sharp on both ends of the court, but I look at it more as an aberration than the norm.”
Jaylen Brown had a team-high 21 points and Jayson Tatum added 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Celtics. Brown totaled 28 points and seven boards and both Tatum and Al Horford contributed 20 points apiece for the Celtics.