Did you expect the eighth-seeded Bulls to be leading the top-seeded Celtics in their first-round playoff series? Neither did Dwyane Wade.
Chicago has a 2-0 lead on Boston after a pair of wins on the road, which is quite the shocker given the Bulls' average regular season.
"I'm going to lie?" Wade said, via ESPN.com. "We're a confident team, but you don't think you're going into Boston and get two. You're just trying to get one, that's your focus. But once you've got that one, now it's just another game. Now you got to try and get the next one. But coming in, I didn't say, 'Hey, we're going to be up 2-0 on Boston.' No one thought that. But we are in this position and we've earned it.
"We've played very well. I'm sure they did some things that they want to improve on and they can do better at, but we have too, so we'll take it."
It's only the second time in NBA history that an eighth seed has won the first two games of a series while on the road. For Wade, the surprise success is completely new, but he is running with it.
"I've been in the league 14 years," Wade said. "I've never been in this situation, being an eighth seed, or being a lower seed, and have won the first two games on the road. So this is uncharted waters for all of us. But what we can do is what we've started to do. And that's focus on each possession, focus on each play, try to win those."
Game 3 will be back in Chicago Friday night, but Wade said he expects the Celtics to come thundering back to try and punish the Bulls for those first two losses.
"This is a good team," Wade said. "They're not a No. 1 seed for no reason."