Game Notes For Game 4 vs. Celtics
* Any team that has led its best-of-seven series 2 games-to-1 has gone on to win that series 17 of the last 20 times. * Boston had 16 steals and 10 blocked shots in its Game 3 victory. The last team to have 15+ steals and 10+ blocks in a playoff game was the Phoenix Suns (15 and 12, respectively), against the Spurs on May 11, 1993. * Chicago has won five straight Game 4’s when trailing in a best-of-seven series 2 games-to-1. * Rajon Rondo is averaging a near triple-double in this series (22.7 ppg, 10.7 rpg, 9.7 apg). He had 20 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and five steals in the Game 3 win, becoming the first player to have a 20/10/5/5 performance in the playoffs since Gary Payton (35/10/11/6) against the Jazz on May 3, 2000. * Glen Davis is averaging 19.3 ppg and 7.0 rebounds in this season. That is a big jump from his regular-season numbers of 7.0 ppg and 4.0 rpg. * After his 36-point, 11-assist performance in Game 1, Derrick Rose has struggled in the last two contests, averaging 9.5 ppg, 4.5 apg and 4.5 to/g while shooting just 36% from the field.