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Share TweetChicago Bulls center Joakim Noah started Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.Share TweetA person familiar with the situation says former Cavaliers coach Mike Brown is interested in returning for a second stint with the team.Share TweetFor the Nets’ first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, the arena will grow even darker, with the team distributing black T-shirts to fans in hopes of creating a “blackout” in the crowd.Source: nytimes.com
Sad Derrick Rose, Likely Out For Season, Gets Sued By Newly-Obese FanUpdated Apr 20 Share TweetIt just keeps getting worse for Derrick Rose fans. The Chicago Bulls point guard tore his ACL in the first round of the 2012 playoffs, and we haven't seen him in a game since. They were without their star all year, but the Bulls still fought their way t…Source: deadspin.com
P.J. Carlesimo must get Brooklyn Nets past Chicago Bulls to keep job hopes aliveUpdated Apr 20 Share TweetHe’s dragged around the interim tag since late December, and P.J. Carlesimo must seriously ponder during quieter moments what it would take to shed the extra language.Source: nydailynews.com
Williams puts game awayApr 20Brooklyn's Deron Williams takes the steal in for the reverse two-handed dunk.
Deron Williams Leads Nets To Game 1 WinApr 20Deron Williams talks about the Nets' Game 1 victory against the Bulls.
Ian Thomsen: Miller comes through in the clutch for NuggetsApr 20Three thoughts from the Nuggets' 97-95 victory over the Warriors on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round series: