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Michael Wilbon @RealMikeWilbon

Wade having to go over the finer points of setting a screen with Felicio during the timeout...and believe me it's necessary...

J.A. Adande @jadande

If nothing else, that little standoff between Jimmy Butler and Marcus Smart got the fans into the game. There were scattered boos in 1Q

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg only has a couple options left at PG: He could give Denzel Valentine a couple minutes and see what happens -- or he could allow Wade and Butler to initiate more. Either way, Bulls are in deep trouble. They have no rhythm offensively without Rajon Rondo on the floor.

Michael Wilbon @RealMikeWilbon

The Bulls just finished the quarter w a lineup of Butler (of course), Zipser, Canaan, Felicio and Portis Portis. This is a playoff lineup?

J.A. Adande @jadande

One of the problems Brad Stevens encountered in the playoffs was slow starts, especially on road. No more. BOS 63, CHI 35 in past two 1Qs

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics' new small-ball starting lineup featuring Gerald Green is now plus-24 over 24 minutes since coach Brad Stevens made the change in Game 3. Celtics up double digits on the Bulls early in Game 4.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike D'Antoni on Nene: "It was kind of a man's game and he was a man."

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LeBron James allowed just three points as a half-court defender in the fourth quarter vs. the Pacers on Sunday. The rest of the team gave up 17 points on 70 percent shooting.

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Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is the first player in NBA history to record 3 straight 30-point triple-doubles in the postseason. (Via Elias Sports Bureau).

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Nenê tied the NBA single-game postseason record for made field goals without a miss (12). He shares the mark with Larry McNeill, who went 12-of-12 for the 1975 Kings against the Bulls.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

The key part of the Steve Kerr press conference, in my opinion:

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr on not coaching Game 4: "With things getting worse I just made the decision that I couldn't coach. So, as of now, I'm consulting with my doctors. I'm hoping for some improvement. If I get some improvement I'll be back on the sidelines."

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

I get it. NBA officials are better than in college, but if you are a superstar in the league, you have to commit a felony to foul out.