Having clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference while sitting idle the last few days, the Chicago Bulls could use the next game to rest Derrick Rose and Luol Deng before the playoffs.
However, coach Tom Thibodeau hinted earlier this week that might not happen.
Looking to get their starters some rare minutes together, the Bulls plan to be at full strength Wednesday night when they visit the Indiana Pacers.
Chicago clinched the East's best record for a second straight season Tuesday when Miami lost to Boston, giving the Bulls home-court advantage through the conference finals. They still have a chance to earn it through the NBA finals, currently tied with San Antonio for the league's best record.
Chicago is coming off a 98-83 win over Dallas on Saturday.
Thibodeau hinted Monday that no matter where the Bulls (48-16) stood going into Wednesday, he planned on using all of his starters, at least for a bit. It helped that the Bulls have had a three-day break since thei...