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"If they're playing great, they're a better team. OK? If they're playing on top of their game, they're a better team. I mean, they won 58, we won 41. That doesn't mean that we aren't going to play and compete and fight. But when they come out tonight and defend the way they did ... it's going to...

Athlon Sports NBA Awards

Athlon Sports names its winners for the NBA's MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year and Coach of the Year. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls He led Chicago to the league’s best record and the No. 1 seed in the East. On the way, he w...

NBA Playoffs — Day 1

Thoughts from Day 1 of the NBA Playoffs • All three higher seeds in the Eastern Conference trailed by double digits at some point during Saturday's games. Only Orlando failed to mount a comeback. The top-seeded Bulls trailed the eighth-seeded Pacers for 47 minutes and change before Kyl...

NBA Playoff Dancers and Predictions

It's NBA Playoffs Eve

A few thoughts on the eve of the NBA Playoffs beginning... MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: CHICAGO Six times the Bulls franchise has won 60-plus games. The previous five times Chicago went on to win the championship. At 62-20 this season, why should the Bulls stop a good thing? From missing out ...

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