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Quick Reaction: Bulls 99, Nets 93 (Game 7)

MVP: Nobody new takes this spot—it’s Joakim Noah. His energy doesn’t show up on the box score, but his 24 points, 14 rebounds (seven offensive) and six blocks do. Noah became the second player, joining Elvin Hayes, to rack up that stat line. He looks healthier than he has looked in months, and he was […]

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Quick Reaction: Nets 95, Bulls 92 (Game 6)

MVP: No one stood out in this one. Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson and Deron Williams all had 17 points—and Williams added 11 assists. Noah had 14 points, 15 rebounds, five assists and five blocks, while still playing through plantar fasciitis. But maybe the best effort of all came from that mysterious illness that kept Luol […]

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Nets-Bulls Game 3 Preview

With the series heading to Chicago, the Bulls find themselves back on track, after righting the ship in Game 2 of their matchup with Brooklyn. The Bulls followed up a dismal Game 1 performance with a much more spirited defensive effort, and managed to wrestle home-court advantage from the Nets. Fighting through injury Joakim Noah […]

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Bulls-Nets Game 2 Preview

Game 1: Brooklyn wins 106-89 Nets lead series 1-0 Brooklyn: Brook Lopez: 21 points, 5 rebounds               Deron Williams: 22 points, 7 assists Chicago: Carlos Boozer: 25 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists              Nate Robinson: 17 points Overview: Almost nothing went right for the […]

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Bulls-Nets Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 43-31 Division: 9-4 Conference: 30-14 Home Record: 22-14 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 113-95 win over Cleveland PPG: 96.4 (18th) Opponents PPG: 95.0 (5th) Offensive Rating: 107.9 (8th) Defensive Rating: 106.4 (18th) Pace: 88.5 (29th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .496 (14th) Turnover Percentage: .142 (23rd) Defensive […]

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Nets-Bulls Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 34-25 Division: 9-3 Conference: 25-11 Road Record: 14-12 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 98-90 loss to Dallas PPG: 95.2 (20th) Opponents PPG: 94.9 (5th) Offensive Rating: 106.7 (10th) Defensive Rating: 106.4 (16th) Pace: 88.1 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .490 (16th) Turnover Percentage: .141 (20th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Nets Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 27-19 Division: 9-3 Conference: 20-10 Home Record: 17-8 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 105-85 loss to Miami PPG: 95.8 (17th) Opponents PPG: 94.7 (5th) Offensive Rating: 107.6 (9th) Defensive Rating: 106.3 (19th) Pace: 88.0 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .492 (14th) Turnover Percentage: .139 (15th) Defensive […]

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Nets-Bulls Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 13-9 Division: 5-1 Conference: 10-4 Road Record: 5-4 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Won 2 Last game: 107-105 double overtime win over Detroit PPG: 96.5 (18th) Opponents PPG: 94.3 (7th) Offensive Rating: 108.1 (7th) Defensive Rating: 105.5 (17th) Pace: 88.1 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .492 (13th) Turnover Percentage: .133 […]

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