Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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CHICAGO - The Philadelphia 76ers took full advantage of fortunate circumstances to even their first-round playoff series against Chicago. The top-seeded Bulls lost three-time all-star Derrick Rose on Saturday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and the 76ers used a huge second half to pull off a 109-92 victory in Game 2 on Tuesday at the United Center. Now tied at 1-1, the series moves to Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on Friday. Chicago seemed to weather the loss of Rose relatively well while building a 55-47 advantage at halftime. But the Bulls barely saw what sped past them in the third quarter. Philadelphia cranked up its fast-break game to outscore the Chicago 36-14. The Sixers pushed the lead to 20 points early in the fourth quarter and witnessed a rare scene at the United Center - fans steaming for the exits with five minutes left. The Bulls produced the NBA's best record in each of the past two seasons and were usually on the winning end of ...
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