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When Game 6 rolled around, the series was already getting attention as the best first-round series ever.
Beyond that, the physicality of the series was at an all-time high on the heels of a controversial foul of Rondo on Miller the previous game. This game started with Rondo grabbing Kirk Hinrich's wrists and slinging him into the scorers table. That certainly didn't dial down the intensity.
The two teams went on to fight a grueling, physical, back and forth, triple-overtime game.
In arguably the greatest first-round game in the history of the NBA playoffs, the Bulls pulled out a win over the Celtics, beating them 128-127 to even the best-of-seven series at three games apiece.
A huge part of the series was marked by the showdown between Rajon Rondo and Derrick Rose and seeing who could put up bigger numbers. The game ended with Rose blocking Rondo's shot in a third overtime that would have won the game for the Celtics.
Ray Allen scored 51 points, three shy of the Celtics' postseason record. Rose led the way for the Bulls with 28 points, eight boards and seven dimes. John Salmons added 35, and Brad Miller chipped in 23 off the bench.
This game was the pinnacle of one of the most tightly-contested postseason series ever. Furthermore, it was the game that secured the Rose-Rondo matchup fueling the rivalry between Boston and Chicago.