The Chicago Bulls had the opportunity to take control of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Atlanta Hawks in Game 4, but a late Hawks run tied the series at two games apiece.
If we were really paying attention, we would have seen this coming.
Derrick Rose played 44 minutes in the Chicago Bulls’ 100-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night. He led all scorers with 34 points, added 10 assists and was 9-for-11 from the free throw line.
The Chicago Bulls’ 100-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks raised some questions and concerns as the series now shifts back to Chicago, all knotted up at two games apiece.
During the regular season, many people in the city of Chicago, and plenty more people around the country, were quick to say that they didn’t think the Bulls had what it takes to win the NBA championship this season.
NBA playoffs are like chess games. First, one team makes a move and then the other counters. Well Tom Thibodeau…it’s your move.
Derrick Rose can’t do it all on his own (even though it sometimes seems he can). Other Bulls have to score. I’m looking at you Kyle Korver.
The Chicago Bulls lost to the Atlanta Hawks 100-88 on Sunday, leaving the series tied at 2-2 and heading to at least six games. But more concerning than the loss, might be the way the Chicago played down the stretch.
NBA referee Bennett Salvatore acknowledged Sunday that he blew a call in the closing minutes of the Chicago Bulls’ 100-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, which evened the Eastern Conference semifinal at two games apiece.
We have a tendency in this town to look for scapegoats when things go badly for the home team. Ask Steve Bartman, Hue Hollins, Jerry Dybzinski, and the Gatorade-soaked glove of Leon Durham.
In a back and forth battle for most of the night, the Atlanta Hawks pulled away towards the end and went on to beat the Chicago Bulls.
Desperation time for the Hawks and a chance for the Bulls to put a stranglehold on this series Sunday night. The Hawks know that if they lose this evening they’re probably done.
With the Bulls winning the last two games (including Friday night in Atlanta), are the Hawks on the verge of quitting?
Two days after NBA Commissioner David Stern handed Derrick Rose the MVP Award in front of a United Center Crowd, Rose looked every bit deserving of the honor.
The Chicago Bulls had their game faces on Friday morning at their shootaround in Atlanta.
Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer is listed as questionable for Friday night’s Eastern Conference semifinal game against the Atlanta Hawks.
The Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks wrapped up the first two games of their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup with a 1-1 split. Now the series shifts to Atlanta, with the Hawks headed home with some confidence.
The Atlanta Hawks took heart from the way they played in the first two games at Chicago. And they’re taking note of what’s happening in the rest of the NBA playoffs.
The Chicago Bulls were one of the most dominant teams during the regular season, posting 62 wins and the best record in the entire NBA.
In the Chicago Bulls’ seven playoffs games this season, Derrick Rose has rolled his ankle twice. He’s been good in the playoffs so far, averaging 26.7 points per game, but he hasn’t been his usual self since the injury.