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Deng Insists Illness Is More Serious Than Flu; Is Questionable For Game 7 In Brooklyn

Chicago 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.

05/03/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Looking To Buck Trend, Win In Chicago For 1st Time To Force Game 7

The 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.

05/01/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jason Kidd Becomes 1st Player To Win Back-To-Back NBA Sportsmanship Awards

Kidd 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.

04/30/2013

Joe Johnson of the Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nets Lose Game 4 Heartbreaker To Bulls In Triple OT, Bulls Take 3-1 Series Lead

Joe Johnson’s inspiration wasn’t enough as the Brooklyn Nets lost Game 4 in triple OT. The Bulls take a 3-1 series lead.

04/27/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nets Lose Heartbreaker To Bulls In Game 3; Chicago Leads Series 2-1

Brook 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.

04/26/2013

C.J. Watson #1 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Playoff Preview — Bad Matchup With Bulls Will Send Nets Home In 6

Strategically 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.

04/18/2013

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Bulls Beat Wizards To Lock Up No. 5 Seed In East

Carlos 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.

04/18/2013

The Knicks’ Raymond Felton, left, goes to the basket against the Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich on April 11, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Assume Control In Overtime, End Knicks’ 13-Game Winning Streak

Nate 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.

04/12/2013

Miami’s LeBron James sits on the court after being fouled on March 27, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago. The Bulls ended the Heat’s 27-game winning streak. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

1971-72 Lakers’ Record Safe As Bulls End Heat’s Winning Streak At 27

No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.

03/28/2013

The Nets’ MarShon Brooks, left, drives to the basket against the Bulls on Feb. 1, 2013 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bench Comes Alive To Help Nets Take Out Short-Handed Bulls

The Brooklyn Nets kept going deeper down their bench to find a winning combination. The Chicago Bulls simply had nowhere to go.

02/01/2013

Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls attempts to shoot around the Knicks’ Tyson Chandler, right, at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 11, 2013 in New York City. The Bulls defeated the Knicks 108-101. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks A Mess Without Felton, Offense Offensive For Most Of Loss To Bulls

Luol 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.

01/11/2013

Chicago's Marco Belinelli, No. 8, drives to the basket against the Knicks. Tyson Chandler on Dec. 21, 2012 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Get Under Knicks’ Skin, Muscle Them All Over The Garden

Bottled 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.

12/21/2012

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets drives against Marco Belinelli of the Chicago Bulls on December 15, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Force Nets Into Turovers, Pull Out Hard-Fought Win Over Nets

Turnovers cost the Nets as the Bulls won 83-82.

12/15/2012

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls battles for a rebound with Steve Novak of the New York Knicks at the United Center. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tired, Sloppy Knicks Defeated By Sharp-Defending Bulls

Knicks’ shooters went cold on Saturday night as the Bulls snapped the Knicks’ five-game winning streak.

12/08/2012

Carmelo Anthony (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Breaking Down The Carmelo Anthony Power Forward Theory

Carmelo Anthony could very well be the Knicks’ power forward on opening night. This position switch has a lot of Knicks fans and NBA statistical gurus excited. I understand some of their sentiment, but much of it is based on wishful thinking rather than reality.

10/23/2012

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