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"Dude, that was awesome! Also, we still want to trade you."
It’s really strange looking at last night’s NBA Playoffs scores and seeing that the Chicago Bulls have been eliminated. The Bulls were supposed to meet the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, and not another team in the East stood a chance against either of them. It was going to be LeBron James/Dwyane Wade/Chris Bosh vs. Derrick Rose/Joakim Noah/Luol Deng in the battle of a team that depends on three guys and a team.
But then that team was apparently in a train crash, because Rose went down with a torn ACL and Noah sprained his ankle and everything went to hell. Perhaps 76ers coach Doug Collins put it best after his team pulled off the 4-2 series victory with a 79-78 win over the East’s top seed last night.
“I don’t know how we won this game.”
The 76ers won the game because Andre Iguodala, the guard they’ve been trying to trade for the past year or so, hit the turbo boosters with a rebound on Omer Asik’s...
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When Derrick Rose tore his ACL in Game 1 of the playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers the Chicago Bulls' championship hopes took a big hit. The final result was a six game series loss to the Sixers and an off-season wondering what if.
Today Rose underwent surgery to repair his ACL and will possibly miss the start of next season.
Of course this isn't what the Bulls...
Watson isn’t the most popular person in Chicago right now. But he isn’t only to blame for the Bulls playoff failure.
It’s a given that when sports teams are eliminated in the playoffs, fans are apt to point fingers. But Chicago Bulls guard CJ WATSON is not only being criticized for his role in the Bulls’ first round loss to the 76ers, his life is being threatened.
PHILADELPHIA—There are no asterisks to be placed in the record books. It doesn’t matter that the Chicago Bulls lost two of their starters. The only thing that matters is that the 76ers are advancing to the next round of the playoffs and the Bulls are not.
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Andre Iguodala, often malligned for coming up small in key situations, hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left on the clock to lead the Sixers to a 79-78 win and a series win.
“I have no idea how we won that game.”
When your coach opens his postgame press conference with this sentence, you know it was a crazy game. The Philadelphia 76ers snatched victory from the hands of defeat...
Thursday evening, the top-seeded Chicago Bulls were bounced from the playoffs by number eight seed Philadelphia Sixers, only the fifth time in NBA history an 8th seed has defeated a #1. After a disappointing 1-11, 3-point performance, highly paid Bulls forward Carlos Boozer dropped some interesting comments in a post-game interview: “I thought I played [...]
Two days after his Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the playoffs by the Philadelphia 76ers, guard Derrick Rose underwent surgery on the left ACL that was torn in the first game of the series. His brother, Reggie Rose, told reporters the surgery, performed by team Dr. Brian Cole on Saturday, "went great." Rose was injured late in Chicago's first playoff game against...
It may need an asterisk but a number 8 seed knocking off a number 1 seed is always a tremendous accomplishment. The Sixers pulled off that task after beating the Bulls on Thursday and winning their first round series, 4-2.Fittingly, the hero for the Sixers was Andre Iguodala, who has taken a ton of heat over the years for not stepping up in the clutch and hitting the big shots...
The Chicago Bulls were knocked out of the first round of the playoffs by the Philadelphia 76′ers on Thursday night. Carlos Boozer has been with the Bulls for two seasons now. And in a familiar scenario stemming back to his time with the Jazz and the Cavs, Boozer didn’t show up when he was needed. [...]
With seven seconds to play Thursday night, the Chicago Bulls had a one-point advantage over their hosts the Philadelphia 76ers with the score 78-77, when Bulls center Omer Asik was fouled by Philadelphia center Spencer Hawes; giving him two shots at the line, with a chance to put his team on top by three points and possibly send the series back to Chicago for a seventh game. The...
Chicago Bulls backup big man Omer Asik is dating Miss Ohio…that’s the rumor. Miss Ohio Lindsay Davis who is an American model who has been internationally published in magazines such as Ralph and FHM. The 5’4″ Lakewood native was crowned Miss Ohio U.S. International in 2010, and was also a finalist in the Miss Ohio USA pageant for both 2010 and 2011.
She will throw out a...
Bad luck has stalked the Bulls all season. They avoided many of the obstacles in their path to post the league's best record during the regular season, but they were finally dragged down in the playoffs. Playing without guard Derrick Rose and center Joakim Noah, the Bulls saw their season end in exasperating fashion. Leading the 76ers by a point with seven seconds remaining...
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.
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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...
Sixers look to send Bulls home in Game 6.