It is extremely hard to win a basketball game when you are out rebounded by 19, only make 33.8% of your shots, and you allow 14 extra possessions by way of the offensive rebound… Just ask the Atlanta Hawks. Much credit given to the Chicago Bulls defense, which stifled the Hawks offense all game long. In game 2 the Hawks were forced to settle for outside jump shots and unlike game 1, they didn’t make many. The Hawks only hit 13 of 50 shots from outside of 5 feet (26%). Continue reading
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After leading his team to the best record in the NBA, Derrick Rose was named the Most Valuable Player of the league Tuesday. This comes with no surprise as Rose dazzled the city of Chicago night in and night out.
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. Continue reading