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National Basketball Association Playoff Game Capsules

The Bulls finally eliminated the Bucks, beating them so soundly in Game 6 that Milwaukee resorted to playground bullying. Chicago did its damage on the scoreboard, cruising to a 120-66 drubbing and a date with the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The 54-point margin was third largest in NBA playoff history, just four points shy of the 133-75 shellacking Minnesota put on St. Louis on March 19, 1956. It was also the most lopsided postseason game for both franchises. Mike Dunleavy led the Bulls with 20 points and was the victim of an egregious Giannis Antetokounmpo body check late in the second quarter. Derrick Rose totaled 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds and was given the fourth quarter off with the game well in hand. The upstart Bucks made it a competitive series with two straight wins after going down 3-0, but they trailed from start to finish and showed little fight other than in ways that resulted in technical fouls and ejections. Jason Kidd emptied his bench and all 13 players scored, with Zaza Pachulia's eight points leading the way. Milwaukee turned it over 18 times and shot just 4-of-19 from 3-point range.