Point guard Isaiah Thomas scored a team-high 33 points Sunday in Game 1 of the Boston Celtics’ first-round playoff matchup with the Chicago Bulls, one day after the death of his sister in a one-car crash.
Thomas, overcome with emotions multiple times before the start of the game, finished on 10-of-18 shooting with six assists and five rebounds over 38 minutes. The Bulls emerged with a 106-102 triumph and lead the series 1-0. Game 2 is Tuesday night at TD Garden.
Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN
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