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Simmons: 12 Celtics-Bulls Subplots

Two games in, Bill Simmons is already dubbing the 2009 Celtics-Bulls matchup as one of the best first round series ever played. In his most recent column he explored the scenario of ‘€œAn aging/injured/exhausted/depleted heavyweight (Boston) fights off a hungry young challenger that’s clearly coming into its own (Chicago).’€ Simmons examined 12 subplots of the series, ultimately resting it all in the hands of Ray Allen [1]. (But not before sneaking in a jab against Joakim Noah [2].) Click here to read the column [3].