Posts tagged "bulls win"

Bricktastic Bulls Fall to Some Strong Heat Defense in Game 2

Bricktastic Bulls Fall to Some Strong Heat Defense in Game 2
The Bulls shot like schoolchildren, as the Heat took homecourt advantage, winning 85-75 in Game 2 to tie the series at 1-1. The Bulls and Heat turned Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals into a help defense clinic, but the Bulls couldn’t shoot themselves out of a paper bag, as the Heat better created... Read more »

Bulls Blew Out the Heat in Game 1 With Big Boy Basketball

Bulls Blew Out the Heat in Game 1 With Big Boy Basketball
The Bulls dominated the second half of Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Heat 103-82. The Bulls’ 103-82 win over the Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center on Sunday was close until it — well — wasn’t. The Bulls secured a 1-0 lead in... Read more »

Bulls Ram Through Hawks to Meet Heat in Conference Finals

Bulls Ram Through Hawks to Meet Heat in Conference Finals
The Bulls dominant 93-73 Game 6 win clinched the second round of the seven-game series against the Hawks. Between them and the NBA Finals are on the Heat. The Bulls just plain ol’ shut down the Hawks with their defense and got a ton of buckets to make closing out their second round opponent look... Read more »
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Bench Mob Tossed Hawks in the Trunk to Take a Ride in Game 5

Bench Mob Tossed Hawks in the Trunk to Take a Ride in Game 5
The Bulls’ 93-85 win in Game 5 over the Hawks gives them a strong 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After a 13-5 Hawks run put them up 64-63 — their first lead of the night — toward the end of the third quarter, Tom Thibodeau sent his most aggressive weapons off the bench to... Read more »

D-Rose's Biggest Scoring Night on the Biggest Stage of Game 3 (Video)

D-Rose's Biggest Scoring Night on the Biggest Stage of Game 3 (Video)
Derrick Rose went off for a career-best 44 points in the Bulls’ 99-82 win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead over the Hawks in Atlanta. It’s the most points scored like a Bull in the playoffs since Michael Jordan hit the championship-clincher in the 1998 Finals. Fitting. Derrick Rose just came out... Read more »

Winning the 'Must-Win' Game 2 Wasn't Pretty, But the Bulls Won

Winning the 'Must-Win' Game 2 Wasn't Pretty, But the Bulls Won
The Bulls tied up the second round series with the Hawks 1-1 with an 86-73 win in Game 2 at the United Center. The Bulls’ defense and rebounding came back in full force to pound an 86-73 win on the Hawks in Game 2 of the seven game series in the second round of the... Read more »
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In Series Clincher, Bulls and Pacers are Who We Thought They Were

In Series Clincher, Bulls and Pacers are Who We Thought They Were
The Bulls wrapped up their first round playoff series against the Pacers in Game 5 with a dominant 116-89 spanking. h/t: chibullsfan03 The Bulls and Pacers played four tough games, in which the Bulls won three, but the Game 5 clincher was the NBA-best 62-win team dominating the 37-winner. After the Bulls opened with a... Read more »

Brick-tastic Bulls Couldn't Execute Sweep -- or Much of Anything -- in Indy

Brick-tastic Bulls Couldn't Execute Sweep -- or Much of Anything -- in Indy
The Bulls lost Game 4 in Indy 89-84 after being dominated nearly the whole game and a D-Rose injury. From the 15-1 run that closed the first half, the Pacers dominated Game 4 of the seven-game series with the Bulls in Indy until a 18-3 fourth quarter run by Chicago in the final five minutes... Read more »

Indy's Physicality Went Too Far in Game 3, Still Wasn't Good Enough to Beat the Bulls

Indy's Physicality Went Too Far in Game 3, Still Wasn't Good Enough to Beat the Bulls
The Bulls took a 3-0 series lead with an ugly 88-84 win with great defense, despite terrible offense and being out-hustled on the loose balls. The Bulls won 88-84 in Indy to take a 3-0 series lead in the seven-game series, but the Pacers made sure the Bulls felt the bumps in the morning. Frank... Read more »
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Game 2 Win Showed Continuation of Bulls Not Blowing Out Bad Teams

Game 2 Win Showed Continuation of Bulls Not Blowing Out Bad Teams
The defense was miles better and the Bulls dominated the glass again, but couldn’t take care of the basketball or finish well at the rim. All of this made their 96-90 win over the Pacers to take a 2-0 series lead tougher than it had to be. The Bulls took a 2-0 series lead in... Read more »