Found May 10, 2012 on Throw The Flag:
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.

Derrick Rose has ACL surgery

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...

Bulls star Rose undergoes surgery to repair ACL

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has undergone surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The operation took place Saturday and there's a good chance Rose will miss the early portion of next season. Rose was injured late in a playoff-opening win over Philadelphia on April 28, with Chicago leading by 12. He came to a jump stop in the lane with the 76ers...

Bulls' Rose has surgery to repair ACL

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose had surgery Saturday to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. While the team said in a statement that more information on his prognosis will be provided next week, there's a good chance Rose will miss the early portion of next season. Rose was injured late in a playoff-opening win over Philadelphia on April 28, with Chicago...

Noah Experiencing Improvement In Ankle

Joakim Noah walked to the Bulls' locker room on Tuesday without wearing a brace, though he did have a slight limp.

Bulls move on after first-round knockout

Joakim Noah figured the Chicago Bulls would be preparing for at least one more game. Instead, they're picking up the pieces. A first-round knockout by Philadelphia left the Bulls staring at a long, painful offseason that they certainly weren't anticipating when the playoffs began. They were eyeing another long run. Instead, they're out early after a 79-78 loss in Game...

Noah says he wants to play in Game 6, feels ready

Nothing has seemed to go the Bulls way during te first round of the playoffs.  Of course starting with the loss of the reigning MVP in Derrick Rose, but also the injury to Joakim Noah.  Noah, who is one of the Bulls best players, went down in game 3 after he stepped on the foot [...]

Top 10 Game Five Sixers - Bulls Takeaways

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)...

Bulls doomed by injuries in series loss

Had someone suggested two weeks ago that the No. 8 seed Philadelphia 76ers would eliminate the top-ranked Chicago Bulls in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, it would have sounded, at worst, like crazy talk, and at best, like an upset for the ages. And on paper, the Sixers' 4-2 series win -- one that came to a close in a thrilling, if unfathomably ugly, 79-78...

Getting Defensive: Chicago Bulls stave off elimination with 77-69 victory

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...

Philadelphia State Of Mind

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...

Noah, Boozer Want Bulls To Stay Intact

Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer want to keep the Bulls intact despite a disappointing finish to the regular season and a six-game loss to Philadelphia.

Eastern Conference Recap and Preview

When the Eastern Conference playoffs began two weeks ago, consensus was that the Chicago Bulls posed the most serious threat to the Heat in Miami’s quest to repeat as conference champions. Given that Chicago had won 50 games without having the services of point guard Derrick Rose for a good chunk of the season, many felt that this was the year for the Bulls to avenge last season’s...

Don't overlook the 76ers, they could win the series

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski - Edit by: Payton Wales) The Celtics open up their second round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers by dodging the Chicago Bulls bullet thanks to Derrick Rose’s injury. Looking at this match up has a lot of Celtics fans salivating at the mouth. Don’t be so quick to skip over this series looking at the potential Eastern Conference Finals...
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