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Game 4 Recap: Sixers 89, Bulls 82

Even without Derrick Rose (torn ACL) and Joakim Noah (sprained ankle), the Bulls had enough to win yesterday. But they didn’t. The defense did its job, for the most part, limiting the Sixers to 39 percent shooting from the field and forcing them to miss 14 of their 19 three-point attempts. Of course, two of […]

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Bulls-Sixers Game Four Preview

Game Three: Sixers win 79-74 Top Performers: Sixers: Spencer Hawes (21 points, nine rebounds) and Jrue Holiday (17 points, six rebounds, six assists) Bulls: Carlos Boozer (18 points, ten rebounds) and Rip Hamilton (17 points, six rebounds, seven assists) Overview: This isn’t how the Bulls playoffs were supposed to go. Derrick Rose was supposed to […]

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Bulls-Sixers Game Three Preview

Game Two: Sixers won 109-92 Top Performers: Sixers: Jrue Holiday (26 points, six assists), Evan Turner (19 points, seven rebounds, six assists) and Lou Williams (20 points, six assists) Bulls: Joakim Noah (21 points, 10-11 from the field, eight rebounds, five assists) and John Lucas (15 points, four assists) Overview: A lot of adjustments are […]

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The Five Stages of Derrick Rose Grief

Stage 1: Denial. “This…this can’t be happening. Not to Derrick. Not now. He’s already missed so many games. He’s hardly played in months. His body should be healthy and rested. And how could he have possibly been hurt making a jump stop? He’s done that, like, a million times. He didn’t even get touched on […]

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Bulls-Sixers Game One Preview

Philadelphia 76ers Status Check: Record: 35-31 Division: 7-6 Conference: 28-20 Road Record: 16-17 Home Record:19-14 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 108-86 loss to Detroit PPG: 93.6 (22nd) Opponents PPG: 89.4 (3rd) Offensive Rating: 103.9 (20th) Defensive Rating: 99.2 (3rd) Pace: 89.7 (24th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .480 (19th) Turnover Percentage: .109 […]

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Scottie Pippen’s strong words

Scottie Pippen thinks LeBron James could be better than Michael Jordan some day. This isn’t an entirely new idea. TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott expressed similar sentiments today. Still, it was a bit of a kick to the face to Bulls fans, considering LeBron is currently holding their still-beating hearts in his hand today. It’s possible. LeBron […]

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