Deng Insists Illness Is More Serious Than Flu; Is Questionable For Game 7 In BrooklynChicago Bulls forward Luol Deng made it clear Friday on Twitter that the illness that kept him out of a playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets was far more serious than the flu.
Nets Looking To Buck Trend, Win In Chicago For 1st Time To Force Game 7The most pressing matter for Brooklyn is trying to find a way to win in Chicago, something it hasn't done this season. The Nets dropped both regular-season matchups there and lost Games 3 and 4.
Jason Kidd Becomes 1st Player To Win Back-To-Back NBA Sportsmanship AwardsKidd received 91 first-place votes from league players and 2,474 total points Tuesday to claim the Joe Dumars Trophy in his first season in New York. He won the award last season, his final one in Dallas.
Nets Lose Game 4 Heartbreaker To Bulls In Triple OT, Bulls Take 3-1 Series LeadJoe Johnson's inspiration wasn't enough as the Brooklyn Nets lost Game 4 in triple OT. The Bulls take a 3-1 series lead.
Nets Lose Heartbreaker To Bulls In Game 3; Chicago Leads Series 2-1Brook Lopez led the Nets with 22 points, but it wasn't enough as the Nets lost 79-76 to the Bulls in Game 3. The Bulls are now up 2-1 in the series.
Lichtenstein: Playoff Preview — Bad Matchup With Bulls Will Send Nets Home In 6Strategically speaking, I can’t imagine a worse matchup -- outside of Miami -- for the Nets, who lost three of four to Chicago during the regular season.
Bulls Beat Wizards To Lock Up No. 5 Seed In EastCarlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
Bulls Assume Control In Overtime, End Knicks' 13-Game Winning StreakNate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls stopped another lengthy winning streak, rallying to beat New York 118-111 in overtime Thursday and end the Knicks' 13-game run.
1971-72 Lakers' Record Safe As Bulls End Heat's Winning Streak At 27No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.
Bench Comes Alive To Help Nets Take Out Short-Handed BullsThe Brooklyn Nets kept going deeper down their bench to find a winning combination. The Chicago Bulls simply had nowhere to go.
Knicks A Mess Without Felton, Offense Offensive For Most Of Loss To BullsLuol Deng scored a season-high 33 points in the Chicago Bulls' third victory over New York this season, a 108-101 win Friday that sent the Knicks to their season-high third straight loss.
Bulls Get Under Knicks' Skin, Muscle Them All Over The GardenBottled up by the Bulls and baffled by the officials, Carmelo Anthony expected to spend the final minutes of the Knicks' loss alone in the locker room. Turns out the early exodus of Knicks was just beginning.