Celtics Vs. Bulls Final Score: Chicago Falls To Boston, 95-91

Behind a 29-point, 15-assist performance from point guard Rajon Rondo, the Boston Celtics cruised past the visiting Chicago Bulls, 95-91, in an Eastern Conference contest at the TD Arena in Boston. Forward Kevin Garnett added 13 points in 12 rebounds for the Celtics (15-12), who even the season-series at a game apiece.

Trailing must as much as 14 points in the fourth quarter, the Bulls (23-7) battled back to pull withing three, 91-88, with under a minute to go. Chicago had a shot to tie the game with less than 30 seconds to go, but C.J. Watson missed a contested, fade-away jumper just inside the 3-point line.

Boston gained possession and cemented the victory with two free throws each from Rondo and Garnett.

The Bulls had their five-game winning streak snapped as they just couldn't over come the hot shooting of Boston, which finished the game making 49.3-percent of its shots.

Carlos Boozer tallied a team-best 22 points and seven rebounds for Chicago, which played without point guard Derrick Rose who is battling back issues. Rose is expected to see a specialist in Chicago on Monday. Watson also tallied 22, while Joakim Noah had 16 and nine rebounds.

Luckily, the Bulls begin a six-game home stand starting with the Sacramento Kings Tuesday. On Thursday, the Celtics come into town, while Saturday the New Jersey Nets visit.

For more on this game, stay with SB Nation Chicago. For more on the Bulls, head over to Blog a Bull, and for more on the Celtics, visit CelticsBlog. For more news and notes around the league, stick with SB Nation's NBA news hub.

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