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Bulls 88, Celtics 79

Celtics sink lower in loss to Bulls

Rose, younger team prove too much

The early-game inconsistencies that have characterized the Celtics’ season led to their downfall again last night.

The Celtics struggled to another slow start, failing to get defensive stops and misfiring in half-court sets, then rallied in the second half before falling, 88-79, to the Chicago Bulls.

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