Marcus Smart

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

Isaiah Thomas is playing through tears after the death of his sister, drawing strength from the rest of the Boston Celtics.

They found another gear in Chicago.

Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls 104-95 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all.

"Mentally and emotionally, I'm not here so I just feed off what the guys give me," Thomas said. "They give me a lot of confidence. I can't do it without those guys. They believe in me and being here is what makes me feel sane and somewhat normal through these tough times."

Thomas' life changed just over a week ago when his younger sister Chyna was killed in a...

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