Thu Apr 27, 2017 06:10PM
Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics takes a shot against Nikola Mirotic #44 of the Chicago Bulls during the third quarter of Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at TD Garden on April 26, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (AFP)
Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics takes a shot against Nikola Mirotic #44 of the Chicago Bulls during the third quarter of Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at TD Garden on April 26, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (AFP)
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The Boston Celtics have topped the Chicago Bulls 108-97 to take a 3-2 lead in their first round of playoff series.

The Celtics faced the Bulls in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first round playoffs on Wednesday night at TD Garden in Boston.

The Hosts led 23-20 at the end of the first quarter and despite their loss in the second quarter, they went to the locker room with a 52-50 lead at the intermission.

The visiting Bulls managed to win the third quarter, but in final frame, the Celtics took control of the match which led to the 11 points victory. Dwyane Wade scored 26 points for the Bulls. Chicago will be host Game 6 on Friday.