Photo courtesy of zimbio.com. Andre Iguodala (pictured above) ended Chicago’s championship aspirations last night as he hit two huge free throws at the end of a great Game 6.
By Wesley Kaminsky
All was well.
The Chicago Bulls led 99-87 with under two minutes to go in Game 1 of the first round of the playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Derrick Rose appeared to have shaken off his rust from various injuries throughout the season. He was on his way to a triple-double, pouring in 23 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. The Bulls had dominated the Sixers and were healthy for the first time all season.
Then it happened. Rose was down holding his left knee.
It didn’t look good. The mood in the United Center had changed as everyone held their breath praying Rose would pop back up. Continue reading
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Philadelphia PG Jrue Holiday (pictured above) has flourished into a great pro. I completely underestimated the 2nd year player's abilities.
Miami has the series against Philadelphia in the bag. Last night, Philly had a legitimate chance to win the game at home, but they could not keep the relentless Heat off of the offensive glass. No team has ever came back from a 3 to 0 deficit in the NBA Playoffs. I do not see this 76ers team putting an end to that definitive stat. Continue reading