Playoffs roundup: Allen lifts Celtics to Game 2 win over Bulls

Allen lifts Celtics to Game 2 win over Bulls:
(Bulls 115 at Celtics 118)

The Bulls came to the Garden on Monday with another upset on their minds, but the Celtics dug deep to hang on for the 118-115 win that evens the series at one game each.

Ray Allen picked the perfect time to snap out of his shooting slump. Allen made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds left and finished with 30 points, leading the Boston Celtics a 118-115 win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 2 of their playoff series Monday night. var pollWidth=250; Ben Gordon nearly carried Chicago to a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. He scored with 12.3 seconds left to tie it, and had a playoff career-high 42 points.

Spurs even series:
(Mavericks 84 at Spurs 105
)
Tony Parker wasn’t about to let the Dallas Mavericks leave San Antonio with two wins. Parker walked off the court with 38 points, a comfortable lead and a roaring Spurs crowd cheering him back to the bench with a Game 2 victory minutes away. var pollWidth=250; Unlike the first game, Dallas was unable to pester Parker and the Spurs breezed to a 105-84 blowout over the Mavericks on Monday night. It evened the series and handed Dallas one of the worst losses in the history of the playoff rivalry.