As you’d expect, the Bulls won the season series between the two teams pretty handily (3-1).
The Pacers lone win came in an overtime thriller the the Bulls played short handed without headlined acquisition Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose, who fouled out in the final minute and a half with 42 points.
The Pacers are young and have showed signs of life this season that should give Pacer fans hope for the years to come, but dont expect an upset this post season.
Bulls in 6
Game 1-Bulls 106, Pacers 91. Derrick Rose explodes for 37 and 8.
Game 2- Bulls 107, Pacers 104. Bulls pull out a close one despite Rose struggling from the field and big games from Granger and Hansbrough.
Game 3- Pacers 108, Bulls 100. Granger has another huge game, this time in a victory. Pacers dont go down without a fight.
Game 4- Bulls 106, Pacers 87. Derrick Rose scores a career-high 43 as Chicago rolls.
Game 5- Pacers 136, Bulls 135. This one took 3 overtimes to decide but Darren stood up to the challenge and willed the Pacers to victory in their 1st elimination game.
Game 6- Bulls 109, Pacers 95. The Bulls send the Pacers packing and move on to the Conference Semi’s, as expected.