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The Chicago Bulls went into game five of their first-round matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers at the United Center Tuesday night with their backs against the wall as they had lost the previous three games to the Philadelphia 76ers and trailed 3-1 in the series. Derrick Rose went down for the season after tearing his ACL in game one; while Joakim Noah has not played since game three after he sprained his left ankle. Chicago had to win the contest to keep their series alive against the eighth seeded Sixers. They would get the job done being carried to victory by two players; Luol Deng who dropped a game high 24 points and Carlos Boozer who racked up a double-double with 19 points scored more than half of Chicago’s total points for the game as they topped Philadelphia 77-69. Both teams would be offensively-challenged during the first 24 minutes of action, however Philadelphia would fall behind by nine points at the half and shooting 32.1% (25-78) from the floor for the contest, th...
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