■When, where: Tonight, 8, at United Center, Chicago.
■TV, radio: TNT, WEEI (850, 93.7).
■Scoring: Derrick Rose 22.0, Luol Deng 15.9, Carlos Boozer 15.4.
■Rebounds: Joakim Noah 9.5, Boozer 8.1, Deng 7.0.
■Assists: Rose 7.8, C.J. Watson 4.2, Deng 3.0.
■Head to head: This is the third of four meetings. The series is tied at one win apiece. The Celtics beat the Bulls Sunday in Boston, 95-91, but Chicago was without Rose.
■Miscellany: Rose (back spasms) has missed the past three games, but an MRI Monday confirmed that there is no structural damage. He is day to day . . . The Bulls signed former Celtics point guard Mike James to a 10-day contract to add backcourt depth . . . Richard Hamilton (right thigh) will not play . . . Noah has averaged 17 points and 11 boards since Rose went down . . . Chicago has the top defense in the Eastern Conference, allowing 86.7 points a game.