Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/2/12
CHICAGO -- Richard Hamilton was carried off the floor and into the locker room by a pair of Chicago teammates with 3:15 left in the third quarter on Saturday. He was diagnosed with a left foot sprain and felt well enough to check back in with 20.8 seconds remaining. Hamilton hit three free throws in the final moments to seal the Bulls' 93-88 victory over Philadelphia at the United Center. "He (coach Tom Thibodeau) asked me and I said, 'Yeah, put me back in the game,'" Hamilton said. "He didn't want to put me back in at first and I was like, 'As long as my right arm is good, I'm good.'" The Bulls entered the fourth quarter with a three-point advantage and never lost the lead. A steal by Joakim Noah led to a fast-break dunk from Taj Gibson, giving the Bulls their largest lead at 76-68 with 7:40 remaining. Philadelphia closed within 81-79 with 2:57 left when Jrue Holiday hit a 3-pointer. Chicago answered with a Luol Deng jumper and a Gibson dunk to make it 85-79 with 1:44 on th...
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