Isaiah Thomas wins jump ball against Michael Carter-Williams

Isaiah Thomas is 9 inches shorter than Michael Carter-Williams.

So when the Boston Celtics guard squared up with his Chicago Bulls counterpart for a jump ball in the second quarter of Game 3, you can probably guess who got possession, right?

Nope, you’re all wrong.

It could be the little things like that to help spark the Celtics in the series. The No. 8 seed Bulls walked into TD Garden and took both Game 1 and 2 of the first round of the playoffs to put Boston in an early hole.

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