- Cleveland Cavaliers [1-0] v Detroit Pistons [0-1]
- Boston Celtics [0-1] v Chicago Bulls [1-0]
- Orlando Magic [0-0] v Philadelphia 76ers [0-0]
- Atlanta Hawks [0-0] v Miami Heat [0-0]
- LA Lakers [0-0] v Utah Jazz [0-0]
- Denver Nuggets [0-0] v New Orleans Hornets [0-0]
- San Antonio Spurs [0-1] v Dallas Mavericks [1-0]
- Portland Trailblazers [0-1] v Houston Rockets [1-0]
With 36 points, 11 assists, and four rebounds, Rose had made it clear that the Bulls have the guns to win against the defending champs. The Celts' Big Three is down to two, however, so there is that 'what-if' that have surely entered the mind of every Celts fan. "What if KG wasn't injured?" Would he have made a difference?
Well, Rose did that's for sure!..