Derrick Rose scored 33 points to lead the Chicago Bulls past the Atlanta Hawks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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.
Derrick Rose is expected to receive the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award within a few days. The third-year point guard averaged 25 points per game in the regular season, and an even more impressive 27.6 PPG in the playoffs.
There was a crazy report this morning from the Bulls official twitter site that Joakim Noah would not play tonight. That report proved to be erroneous and was quickly changed. So Noah will play this evening and it looks like Carlos Boozer will, as well.
After a physically demanding first round, Derrick Rose didn’t expect much to change when he found out that the Chicago Bulls would be taking on the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Jeff Teague will have to do his best against the NBA’s expected MVP, the guy who led the Chicago Bulls to more wins than any other team.
No Bulls team had ever won back-to-back games by a total of 73 points, until yesterday. It had been fifteen years since they had won consecutive games by more than 30 apiece.
Coming into the season many thought that Boston and Miami would be at the top of the Eastern Conference, but few expected the Chicago Bulls to be right with the Celtics and Heat.
It should make you feel better to know that John Paxson and Gar Forman are watching the same games we are.
The Bulls had a slow start against the Washington Wizards, but Chicago earned a victory. This is their second straight win since the LA Clippers snapped their seven-game win streak.
The Bulls were nothing short of astounded that Joakim Noah was able to play with his injury for the last 3 weeks. That injury finally necessitated surgery which was performed successfully Thursday morning.
Derrick Rose and John Wall, two of the last three overall No. 1 picks, face each other for the first time Saturday night at the United Center. Despite Rose’s scoring ability, his defense against John Wall might be more important for the Bulls.
When the Washington Wizards visit the United Center Saturday night to face the Bulls, it will mark Kirk Hinrich’s first return to Chicago since being traded in the offseason.
According to multiple media reports, the Chicago Bulls have a deal in place to ship Kirk Hinrich and the 17th pick in tonight’s draft to the Washington Wizards in exchange for the unknown. This is […]