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CHICAGO — After going 18-9 without Derrick Rose in the regular season, the Chicago Bulls finally won one in the playoffs.
Now all they have to do is figure out a way to win two more and prove their character once again.
Bulls' Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng provided the offense in a Game 5 victory over the 76ers. Philadelphia still leads the series 3-2. (Photo: Associated Press)
The Bulls’ defense held the 76ers to a season-low 32.1 percent shooting from the field, and the Eastern Conference’s top seed got just enough offense to pull out a 77-69 victory before 22,093 at United Center Tuesday night.
Luol Deng equaled his total output in the three previous games with 24 points, including four of five from three point range, and grabbed eight rebounds. Carlos Boozer tied a career playoff high with six assists and added 19 points and 13 rebounds.
Philadelphia, whose biggest lead came early at 16-10, will have to win Thursday to avoid a Game 7 finale in Chicago. Joakim Noah, out for ...
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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...
CHICAGO -- When forward Taj Gibson collapsed to the floor clutching his right ankle in the third quarter Tuesday, the Chicago Bulls and their fans had to be wondering what else could go wrong. The Bulls were playing without center Joakim Noah, who missed his second game due to a sprained left ankle and sat on the bench in street clothes. Guard Derrick Rose, who suffered a season...
CHICAGO – Since losing Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, the Bulls fan base have been very vocal in their demands regarding Carlos Boozer.
After the Bulls dropped Game 4 and set the Philadelphia 76ers up with a 3-1 advantage in their Eastern Conference playoff series, the talk of Boozer stepping up was deafening.
In Tuesday’s Game 5, the fans got their leader and he had some help...
When it happened for the first time back in 1994, no one could believe it.
Lasting is the image of Denver Nuggets center Dikembe Mutombo lying on the floor holding the basketball in the air and smiling a joy that no other player for an eight-seed had ever felt in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Mount Mutombo (as he was known at the time) celebrates what was then the biggest...
10) Joakim Noah's tiki shell necklace really does bring out his eyes, but if the Brady Bunch is to be believed, is not bringing him good luck9) Leon Wood treated most of the first half as if blowing his referee whistle would cost him money, or make people look up his playing career8) Carlos Boozer spat his gum on the ball, which isn't a foul, but good God, it should be7)...
Joakim Noah walked to the Bulls' locker room on Tuesday without wearing a brace, though he did have a slight limp.
Down 3-1 to the Sixers in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Bulls got bad news when they found out that Joakim Noah probably won’t play in game five. Is that news really all that bad though? I think I’d rather lose then play with Noah anyway.
It came down to the end of the game. One Philadelphia 76er hit a free throw to end the game and series. That one shot sent the Chicago Bulls home for the rest of the season. Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose are probably devastated right now.
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls fought through injuries during most of the regular season, and Tuesday at United Center they shook off a few more to keep their playoff run alive. Forward Luol Deng snapped out of an offensive slump to score 24 points and the Bulls staved off elimination by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 77-69. The Sixers lead the first-round series 3-2 and can wrap...
The Chicago Bulls were able to stave off elimination as they won game five of their playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers.
During the second quarter of play, Bulls forward Taj Gibson went after a loose ball on the court and got tangled up with 76ers forward Elton Brand.
After a jump ball was called, Brand and Gibson decided to fight a little bit at the bottom of...
A woman scorned is nothing nice. Especially when that woman is the alleged victim of a famous jock. There are always three sides to every story, his, hers and the truth that usually lies somewhere in between. Today, we hear Josie Harris’ story. Josie is the ex-girlfriend/baby’s mama of Floyd Mayweather jr. She’s the [...]
Andre Iguodala put the final nail in the coffin for the Sixers against the Chicago Bulls by knocking down two clutch free-throws with 2.2 seconds remaining in the game. The Sixers won the first round series against the Bulls 4-2 and became the fifth eighth seed to defeat a number one seed in [...]
The Philadelphia 76ers have gone from being one of the darlings of the Eastern Conference to a team clinging to the #8 seed in the East all within a matter of a few months. Earlier on in the season, people were talking about the 76ers being a dark horse to maybe make a run in the playoffs and win the Eastern Conference if the stars aligned for them. But since then, talks of that...
Game 6 is for the series. The Sixers have the opportunity to wrap it at home in the comfort of the Wells Fargo Center, and they must make the most of it, as they certainly don’t want to have to travel back to Chicago riding a two game losing streak. Coach Collins is certainly aware of how difficult it would be do dethrone the East’s number one seed in a decisive game 7 on the...
There were many defining moments in Michael Jordan’s career, and one of the biggest was in Game 5 of the NBA Finals where he battled through the flu with a 103 degree temperature to score 38 point to give the Chicago Bulls a 3-2 lead in the series. There is a new Gatorade commercial out [...]