Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/16/13
While Derrick Rose doesn't appear likely to return, the Chicago Bulls are getting relatively healthy as they wrap up the regular season. That certainly won't hurt the Bulls' chances as they look to finish with the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday night when they host the sinking Washington Wizards. After losing four of five, Chicago (44-37) seemed to be re-energized Monday with Luol Deng, Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson looking healthier in a 102-84 victory at lowly Orlando. Deng, battling a hip injury which recently caused him to miss two games, may be returning to form after totaling 37 points in the last two. He scored 18 and shot 8 of 11 while grabbing eight rebounds Monday. Noah (right foot) played for the second time in 14 games, and Gibson (left knee) was back following an eight-game absence. The big men combined for 18 points and six rebounds in 36 minutes off the bench to help the Bulls avoid a third straight loss. "I'm just happy that my foot held up," Noa...
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