CHICAGO Teams

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The Bulls have been a completely different team without Rajon Rondo. Since the point guard went down, the Celtics have taken control of the series and the Bulls' scoring has dropped by more than 15 PPG.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs have an off day in Boston which gives some young players a chance to visit the city. Kris Bryant already has his duck boat tour tickets while Kyle Schwarber is looking forward to Friday as he intends on sitting atop the Green Monster and wants to check out "where Manny used to go" inside the wall in left field. The Cubs and Red Sox have won 2 of the last 4 World Series. Jon Lester, Jon Lackey and Koji Uehara were part of both of them.

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Corey Seager's solo shot off Johnny Cueto takes the crown for Wednesday's longest home run. Scott Schebler's 442-foot blast was part of a two-homer day, giving him 7 for the year, good for third in the NL. Ryan Schimpf rounds out the list with his clutch long ball against the Diamondbacks.

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Gift Ngoepe's inspirational MLB debut (1:06)
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Thomas changes look at halftime for game 5 win (0:53)
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Thomas jokes he's 'first-team all-defense' (0:36)
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Hoiberg walks out after IT4 question (0:26)
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Celtics too much for Bulls (1:03)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Avery Bradley on rallying from 0-2 hole: "I mean it's kinda been the story of our team, being able to fight through adversity. No matter what we go through, we would overcome it. And I think it's a group of guys, our coaching staff, we believe. We believe in one another. I said it earlier, we went to Chicago knowing that we were going to win those games, not hoping. We knew that we were going to take two games then come here and take care of home. Now it's our job to continue to play the same way and finish the series in Chicago."

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Ngoepe makes history in Pirates' win (1:13)

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Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo gave one just enough pop to send it past right field in the eighth inning for his fifth homer of the season.

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Horford's pick pays off big with solo jam (0:19)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Lester discuss his outing on Wednesday where he gave up 10 hits and 5 earned runs. Despite those numbers he wasn't displeased with how he threw the ball.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler was 0/2 in the 4th quarter and had a turnover.

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Butler nails buzzer-beater 3 from way out (0:25)
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Thomas goes it alone for reverse lay-in (0:18)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The home team may have lost every game in this series to this point, but it feels like the Celtics have a true home-court advantage tonight. Crowd is LOUD.

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Rivero with web gem worthy play off the mound (0:27)
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Rozier soars for a one-handed jam (0:21)
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Bell mashes solo shot to left (0:30)