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NBA Playoffs Rd 1: (4) Brooklyn Nets vs. (5) Chicago Bulls


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  1. 1. Who will win?

    • Brooklyn Nets
    • Chicago Bulls

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[4] Brooklyn Nets (49-33)

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PG-#8 Deron Williams

Illinois '05

6'3 209 lbs

18.9 PPG 3.0 RPG 7.7 APG 37.8 3PT%

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SG-#7 Joe Johnson

Arkansas '01

6'7 240 lbs

16.2 PPG 3.0 RPG 3.5 APG

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SF-#45 Gerald Wallace

Alabama '01

6'7 220 lbs

7.7 PPG 4.6 RPG 2.6 APG

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PF-#30 Reggie Evans

Iowa '02

6'8 245 lbs

4.5 PPG 11.1 RPG

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C-#11 Brook Lopez

Stanford '08

7'0 260 lbs

19.4 PPG 6.9 RPG 2.1 BPG

BENCH

PG-#1 C.J. Watson

SG-#9 Marshon Brooks

SF-#42 Jerry Stackhouse

PF-#43 Kris Humphries

C-#0 Andray Blatche

HEAD COACH

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P.J. Carlisemo

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[5] Chicago Bulls (45-37)

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PG-#12 Kirk Hinrich

Kansas '03

6'4 190 lbs

7.7 PPG 2.6 RPG 5.2 APG 39.0 3PT%

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SG-#8 Marco Belinelli

ITALY '07

6'5 195 lbs

9.6 PPG 1.9 RPG 2.0 APG

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SF-#9 Luol Deng

Duke '04

6'9 220 lbs

16.5 PPG 6.3 RPG 3.0 APG

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PF-#5 Carlos Boozer

Duke '02

6'9 266 lbs

16.2 PPG 9.8 RPG 2.3 APG

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C-#13 Joakim Noah

Florida '07

6'11 232 lbs

11.9 PPG 11.1 RPG 4.0 APG

BENCH

PG-#2 Nate Robinson

SG-#32 "Rip" Hamilton

SF-#21 Jimmy Butler

PF-#22 Taj Gibson

C-#48 Nazr Mohammed

HEAD COACH

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Tom Thibodeau

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The Chicago Bulls are a team that is celebrated for playing "playoff basketball" in the regular season. They are scrappy, they are intense, they defend hard. Unfortunately, when the playoffs come EVERY team plays that way. So the Bulls without their star guard Derrick Rose have problems. I think this year will be no different. When you add in the fact Bulls center Joakim Noah is not 100% I like Brooklyn chances a lot. Brook Lopez and gang should be able to take this series in 6 games. PJ Carlisemo came in mid season and got the Nets playing better, they will be rewarded with their first playoff series win in ages.

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Da Bullsssss in 6.

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I'd like to see the Bulls win this series, purely to set up an intense rivalry series against the Heat in the next round. I'm waiting to see if Rose plays, and if he does, what impact he makes. If he doesn't then I feel the Bulls in 6 or win the decider.

That being said, I think the Nets might have too much for the Bulls if Rose doesn't return and Noah is still sidelined. If Lopez, Williams and Johnson play to their potential it will take a lot of big performances from the Bulls to stop them.

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Nets in 6.

I would go Bulls in 6 if Rose were playing.

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Brooklyn blowing Chicago out by 26 points with 6 minutes left in the 3rd. Told yall that "we play playoff basketball in the regular season" stuff wasnt gonna help Chi when the playoffs really do start. Everybody picks up the intensity so you gotta do more. Who is gonna step up for Chi? Boozer? Noah? Puh-leeze.

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Brooklyn blowing Chicago out by 26 points with 6 minutes left in the 3rd. Told yall that "we play playoff basketball in the regular season" stuff wasnt gonna help Chi when the playoffs really do start. Everybody picks up the intensity so you gotta do more. Who is gonna step up for Chi? Boozer? Noah? Puh-leeze.

Ah, still mad Da Bulls ended the Heat's winning streak? :)

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Bulls do their jobs. Win one on the road and seize Home Court.

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Nate Robinson is playing out of his mind. 28 points in the 4th + OT. Absolutely on fire, he hit a running shot with his foot on the 3 point line with 2 seconds left in OT to take the lead before Joe Johnson tied it back up

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Hellova game in Chicago.

Da Bulls now have 3 games to eliminate Brooklyn.

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Instant classic right there. Brooklyn should be ashamed of themselves. Made the whole borrough look soft with that choke job. A team with D Will, Brook Lopez, & Joe Johnson shouldnt be losing to a team featuring Kirk Hinreich and Nate Robinson. This series is over, Bulls will see Miami next round. Nets are a mess.

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