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Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls reacts during the Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Brooklyn Nets. (Credit:  Nathaniel S. Butler, Getty)

Bulls Beat Nets 99-93 In Game 7; Advance To Play Heat

Joakim Noah had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Marco Belinelli also scored 24 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 99-93 on Saturday night in Game 7 of their first-round series.

05/04/2013

Nate Robinson #2 of the Chicago Bulls rallies the crowd in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Brooklyn Nets during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 27, 2013 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Beat Nets 142-134 In 3OT, Take 3-1 Series Lead

Nate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Chicago Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation and beat the Brooklyn Nets 142-134 in triple overtime Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.

04/27/2013

Joakim Noah drives on Brook Lopez. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Noah And The Bulls Remind Us Who They Are

Last night’s Game 2 in Brooklyn was just the kind of bounce back Jekyl follows Hyde game the Bulls have delivered all season long.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2013

Gerald Wallace (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: 4 Unresolved Issues Ahead Of Brooklyn’s Playoff Debut

The time for experimenting is over. P.J. Carlesimo has to play his best guys for as long as they can go.

04/17/2013

The Bulls celebrate against the Nets. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

Noah, Bulls Hold Off Nets 83-82

Noah had 12 points and 10 rebounds as Chicago (13-9) won for the fifth time in six games.

12/16/2012

Deron Williams. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wisch: ‘D-Will’ Could Show A New Way For Illini Recruiting

These days, “D-Will” – he of the two Olympic gold medals and the current Sports Illustrated cover – has given the University of Illinois a brand-name star that Illini fans can be deeply proud of.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2012

C.J. Watson. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Watson: Williams, Not Rose, Is NBA’s Best Point Guard

C.J. Watson, Derrick Rose’s former back up, said today that Deron Williams was the NBA’s best point guard.

670 The Score–07/24/2012

Deron Williams

Former Illini Star Williams Lands Mega Contract With Nets

Deron Williams is moving to Brooklyn with the Nets, instead of back home to Dallas.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Dwight Howard (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Nets Working To Acquire Dwight Howard

With a new team name and new arena in place, the Nets are reportedly targeting Orlando’s Dwight Howard

670 The Score–07/03/2012

Luther Head of the Illinois Fighting Illini kisses teammate Dee Brown as they celebrate victory over the Arizona Wildcats

Video: 7-Year Anniversary Of Illinois-Arizona Game

It was seven years ago today that the Illinois men’s basketball team orchestrated the come back of the decade when they erased a 15-point deficit to defeat the Wildcats and advance to the Final Four.

670 The Score–03/26/2012

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 18: Taj Gibson #22 of the Chicago Bulls reaches for a rebound against Kris Humphries #43 of the New Jersey Nets during the game on February 18, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Pound Bulls 97-85, Stop 8-Game Slide

Deron Williams scored 29 points, Kris Humphries had 24 points and 18 rebounds, and the New Jersey Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 97-85 Saturday to snap an eight-game losing streak.

02/18/2012

Sam Maniscalco. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Need To Solve Their Point Guard Problem

After yet another unhappy night in Happy Valley, the Illinois basketball program is at a crossroads.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

Brandon Paul. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Trio Showing Shades Of Dee, Deron And Luther

D.J. Richardson, Brandon Paul and Joseph Bertrand are beginning to look a bit like Dee Brown, Deron Williams and Luther Head did back in 2003-04.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant Could Join Deron Williams On Turkish Club

Turkish club Besiktas is in talks with Kobe Bryant’s representatives about the possibility of the Los Angeles Lakers’ star playing in Turkey during the NBA lockout.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Devin Hester

Hester And Wade Both Dealing With Lockouts

Dwyane Wade could see himself and other NBA stars eyeing an overseas contract if the lockout drags on, just like New Jersey’s Deron Williams.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Deron Williams

Muller: Will Deron Williams Set Trend During NBA Lockout?

Former University of Illinois basketball star Deron Williams may just become a trend setter with NBA basketball players IF the NBA lockout lasts for an extended period of time.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Deron Williams

Report: Nets’ Williams To Play In Turkey During NBA Lockout

New Jersey Nets point guard and former University of Illinois star Deron Williams will play in Turkey during the NBA lockout.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls Battle Nets

The Chicago Bulls and the New Jersey Nets are on two completely different ends of the NBA spectrum right now.

03/17/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: The Truth About Illinois Basketball

Frustrated Illini basketball fans don’t want to hear it. Frantic Bruce Weber critics don’t want to hear it. And, heck, to be honest, I don’t really want to hear it, either.

03/02/2011

Deron Williams

Report: Jazz Send Deron Williams To Nets

They may have missed out on the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, but the New Jersey Nets could still be coming away with a pretty good player. According to a report, the Nets have traded for point guard Deron Williams.

02/23/2011

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