On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: May 2, The Celtics Defeated the Bulls in One of the Best Recent Playoff Series

February 15, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics shooting guard Ray Allen (20) drives against Detroit Pistons shooting guard Ben Gordon (8) during the fourth quarter at TD Banknorth Garden. The Detroit Pistons won 98-88. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

2009 – With a 109-99 Boston Celtics victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 7, the KG-less Celtics won the first-round series. Ray Allen, who played tremendously during the series, led Boston with 23 points in the clincher. Ben Gordon put up a game-high 33 in the loss.

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Topics: Ben Gordon, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, NBA Playoffs, Ray Allen

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