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Friday, May 11, 2012
Bulls come to grips with early exit

By Melissa Isaacson

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls players were clearly down but not entirely defeated Friday, as they attended meetings and cleared out of the Berto Center following their abrupt end to the postseason with a first-round loss to Philadelphia in five games.

"Obviously there's a lot of shoulda, coulda, wouldas," Carlos Boozer said. "I think every team goes through that when you lose. But listen, we were dinged up this year. We were like a car that was missing a few parts at the end of the season, but we were still ticking and going and fighting to get from A to B. We just fell a little short.

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