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BSJ Game Report: Celtics 113, Bulls 101 – C’s cruise to victory after strong start

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Everything you need to know about the Celtics' 113-101 win over the Bulls with BSJ insight and analysis 

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Celtics roll to a comfortable win against brutal Bulls team: The Celtics didn’t do anything particularly special in this one, building an 18-point lead in the first half and not looking back in their second straight victory. Six players scored in double figures in the win led by Jayson Tatum (21 points on 7/17 FG). Jaylen Brown added 19 points while Gordon Hayward and Marcus Smart both were initiators for the offense with a game-high eight assists for each. Zach LaVine had a game-high 30 points in the setback for the Bulls who have now dropped eight of their last nine games overall. The Celtics moved into sole possession of second place in the East with the victory.

Kanter starts for an injured Daniel Theis at center: A taste of an offensive-first starting five got a chance on Monday night as Daniel Theis (sore knee) got the night off to rest. In his place, Enes Kanter (15 points,