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Bulls Show Why They Are No.1

Bulls Show Why They Are No.1

Great game to be either a Chicago fan or a Miami hater as the Bulls go onto dominate the second half and control game one through tough defense and strong rebounding. Chicago’s great game play and support from the “Bench Mob” helped set the Bulls up, to beat up the Miami Heat 103-82. “I thought CJ came in, Ronnie came in and their ball-pressure, their energy and of course with Taj and Omer – that group got us going and the second half, everybody’s defense was a lot better.” Said Carlos Boozer.

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Bulls Shoot Down Hawks Now Set Out To Cool Heat

The Bulls are heading back to Chicago in anticipation to play the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals after closing out their round two series with the Atlanta Hawks Thursday night 93-73. The Heat and Bulls will play game 1 Sunday night at the United Center on TNT at 7pm. “They’ve got two great players in D-Wade and LeBron,” Bulls forward Carlos Boozer said. “It should be a great series. We look forward to it. And it is going to be a tough series. We look forward to the challenge.”

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Bulls Grab Win And Lead At The Madhouse

Bulls Grab Win And Lead At The Madhouse

Chicago will now head to Atlanta with a 3-2 lead coming off of the huge game five win 95-83 setling some of Chicago’s nerves. The Bulls stepped up on defense and made some adjustments leading them to their must win game setting them up only needing one more win to move on in the NBA Playoffs. “Tonight the game was close and we turned it up in the fourth quarter,” Luol Deng said. “Our defence was great.”

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Hawks Tame Bulls And Tie Series At 2-2

Hawks Tame Bulls And Tie Series At 2-2

Chicago couldn’t seal the deal Sunday night, with the game all tied up with six minutes to play Atlanta went on a 16-4 run to get the series back to even before heading to Chicago. Derrick Rose struggled to get all of his shot to fall but still put up 34 points for Chicago. The Bulls were the victims of a couple bad calls and some unlucky bounces leading to a Hawk victory in Atlanta 10-88. “Obviously we wanted to come in and win, but now it’s tied at 2-2, makes it a best of three,” said Bull Carlos Boozer. “We go back home, make the corrections that we’ve got to make and we win Game 5, and move on. “I think it’ll be a game of will. The team that has the most will, wants it the most, usually wins Game 5 when it’s tied up at two.”

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Bulls Make It 1-1 Before Atlanta

Bulls Make It 1-1 Before Atlanta

Chicago looked a lot better than they did Monday night getting the series back to even 1-1 with the Bulls win 86-73 Wednesday night. Chicago took care of defending and coming away with rebounds holding Atlanta down sending the series to Atlanta tied up. Derrick Rose was also honored for his latest MVP accomplishment, being presented with the Maurice Podoloff trophy by NBA commish David Stern before the game. “Seeing Derrick get the award in front of the fans, we had to make sure we stayed focused,” Luol Deng said. “For him to be on it, and give us that big effort, says a lot about him at such a young age.

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Bulls Lose First Game

Bulls Lose First Game

Chicago wasn’t ready for the loss they were given Monday night 103-95. Derrick Rose did not score a point in the first quarter setting the Hawks up with a long lived lead. The Bulls would come back but Atlanta made all the shots they needed to winning the first game of the second round against Chicago. “We weren’t ready . . . and they were,” Bulls forward Luol Deng said.

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Bulls Wrap Series

Bulls Wrap Series

The Bulls wrapped up the first round Tuesday night getting their fourth win against the Indiana Pacers 116-89. They did it in front of 23,000 fans at the Madhouse on Madison. The Bulls will either play the Magic or the Hawks Monday night in Chicago. “They didn’t play us like an eighth seed,” Chicago guard Keith Bogans said. “It was toe to toe.”

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Another Win For Bulls

Another Win For Bulls

A great exciting game Thursday night with a whole lot going on either side of the court, there was bumps, bruises, hot sauce, elbows, and Derrick Rose. Chicago grabbed their third win in the series 88-84 in Indiana. The Bulls hope to sweep the Pacers Saturday afternoon and move onto the second round where they will face either the Magic or the Hawks.

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Bulls Take Second

Bulls Take Second

Tom Thibodeau’s Bulls wrapped up another tough win against the Pacers Monday night 96-90, they still looked a little shaky but they got the job done and took the 2-0 lead in the series before heading to Indiana. “Every game will be tough,”Carlos Boozer said. “There’s not going to be any easy games in this playoffs in any series. So we look forward to some more tough games. We’re built for that. We’ve had close games all season.”

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Indiana Can’t Keep Pace

Indiana Can’t Keep Pace

Indiana must be still scratching their heads, trying to figure how they lost to the Bulls Saturday afternoon 104-99. They held the lead for the whole game until the last couple minutes, Chicago got it back in gear and made the right adjustments to get back in the game and seal the deal winning the first game against the Pacers in the first round of the NBA playoffs. “We came out sluggish, they got the lead and we couldn’t get it back till the end of the game,” Derrick Rose said. “But we’re going to learn from this, watch film, come together and try to control the next game.”

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