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Bulls edge Wizards, secure East's 5th seed

Bulls edge Wizards, secure East's 5th seed

ESPN.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
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  • Wizards' Okafor out in finale against Bulls

    Wizards' Okafor out in finale against Bulls

    nba.com Apr 17, 2013
    Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor is sitting out Wednesday's season-finale against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained right ankle.
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  • Tim Grover, Michael Jordan’s trainer, says the Flu Game was a p…

    Tim Grover, Michael Jordan’s trainer, says the Flu Game was a poisoning case

    yahoo.com Apr 17, 2013
    Of the many stories and events that add up to Michael Jordan's legend, few loom as large as the "Flu Game." In Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, with his Chicago Bulls facing a 3-2 deficit against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, Jordan scored 38…
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  • Rose sits out finale; no word on playoffs

    Rose sits out finale; no word on playoffs

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose won't play in the season finale, but he hasn't been ruled out for the playoffs.
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  • SI.com's NBA writers make their regular-season award picks

    SI.com's NBA writers make their regular-season award picks

    CNNSI.com Apr 17, 2013
    It's the final day of the NBA regular season: Time for our analysts to unveil their awards ballots. The MVP and Rookie of the Year winners are obvious. Other races aren't as clear-cut.
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  • Video - Knowing MJ 06:59

    Knowing MJ

    Apr 17
    Tim Grover, Michael Jordan's groundbreaking personal trainer and confidant, has a new book "Relentless," where he shares new tales of a life close to His Airness.
  • Video - Hot Button: Will The Bulls Beat The Nets? 01:24

    Hot Button: Will The Bulls Beat The Nets?

    Apr 17
    Flip Saunders discusses whether he thinks the Bulls can defeat the Nets in the first round of the playoffs.
  • Video - NBA Rewind 02:01

    NBA Rewind

    Apr 17
    Rewind the top action from the past week in the NBA.
  • Video - Bulls Edge Wizards 95-92 01:15

    Bulls Edge Wizards 95-92

    Apr 17
    The Bulls win to secure the fifth seed in the East.

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    Apr 17
    Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
  • Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…

    Apr 17
    After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.