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Bulls Playoffs Begin

Bulls Playoffs Begin

After a tough weekend of sports for the City of Chicago the Chicago Bulls start their playoffs on Sunday at the UC against the Washington Wizards in the four-five seed matchup in the Eastern Conference. Chicago finished the regular season with a 48-34 record which was good enough to land them home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. […]

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Heat Take Out Bulls With Four Straight

Heat Take Out Bulls With Four Straight

Chicago will have some time now to look at the last four minutes of Thursday nights game and figure out what went wrong for them as they are eliminated from the NBA playoffs loosing to the Miami Heat 83-80. Miami’s big three took over the fourth, coming back from a twelve point deficit to go on to win and now on to the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks.

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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 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 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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Bulls lock up first seed

Bulls lock up first seed

Friday night in Cleveland the Chicago Bulls clinched the first seed to the NBA Playoffs. They beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 93-82 in front of a lot of Bulls fans in Ohio. “It’s good to be the No. 1 seed, but at the end of the day we understand that there is a bigger picture,” center Joakim Noah said. “We’re staying focused. It’s definitely an achievement and we’re excited about it.”

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Grizzlies Scare But Bulls Win

Grizzlies Scare But Bulls Win

Friday nights game felt like the playoffs, both teams came out to win but the Bulls really wanted that 14th straight victory at home. Chicago is 32-4 at the United Center this year. With the playoffs in the air, you could feel the intensity. You could cut it with a knife, thankfully there were no knives, with 5 technical fouls being called in the game that could have gotten messy. “Both teams were scrapping,diving on the floor.” – Chicago’s Kyle Korver said after the game in the locker room.

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Bulls checkmate Kings

Bulls checkmate Kings

Bulls gets Carlos Boozer back from ankle injury, Chicago gets 13th straight home win. C Booze on how it was coming back from his latest injury. “It felt great,” … “I was happy with how strong it was through the course of the game. I was also happy to get a lot of rest in the 4th quarter.”

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