Joakim Noah and Kevin Garnett continued their long-running feud after the two centers got tangled up and assessed a double technical in the fourth quarter.
Marco Belinelli had been struggling throughout the night, but came through when the Bulls needed him the most, hitting the game-winner with 3.1 seconds remaining.
Marco Belinelli hit a tough shot with three seconds left in overtime as the Bulls beat the Celtics in a thrilling matchup in Boston. Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 20 rebounds in the victory.
Luol Deng re-aggravated his previous hamstring injury during the third quarter against the Celtics. If Deng needs to miss time, Jimmy Butler would likely start in his place.
Tom Thibodeau celebrated his 55th birthday yesterday, joining Doc Rivers for a meal that the Celtics' coach paid for. Boston holds a special place in Thibodeau's heart, he told the media Friday morning.
Tom Thibodeau is usually reserved about voicing his opinion on topics. But he said Friday morning that Luol Deng is deserving of a spot on this year's All-Star team, and that Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer aren't far behind.
Luol Deng pulled a hamstring in the first quarter of Wednesday night's overtime win over the Raptors, and is listed as a game-time decision for tonight's matchup in Boston.
Despite a strong showing against Toronto, Rip Hamilton only played 18 minutes as part of Tom Thibodeau's plan to curb his minutes as he comes back from an injury.
While Carlos Boozer hasn't been the most popular Bulls player since coming to Chicago, his recent stretch of play has placed him squarely into some All-Star discussions.
The Bulls and Celtics have seen some classic games over the last five seasons, and they'll get another chance at them in Boston Friday night.