Insider Intel: (More) Miller time

The key to a Game 7 win for Chicago? More minutes for Brad Miller

Originally Published: May 2, 2009
By Kevin Pelton | Basketball Prospectus

Part of the reason the epic series between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls has been so entertaining is the number of different levels on which the series can be enjoyed. For the casual fan, this series has been highlighted by breathtaking individual plays, intense debates over flagrant fouls and nonstop drama. Digging deeper, the series, which culminates with Saturday night's winner-take-all Game 7, has offered more strategic decisions from the two sidelines than many coaches face in a whole season, most notably the different lineups Doc Rivers and Vinny Del Negro have employed.