Wizards the ideal matchup for Bulls

Through its play and a little luck, Chicago has a promising East playoff path ahead

Updated: April 17, 2014, 7:42 PM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

Any sane person would rather face playoff neophytes John Wall and Bradley Beal than Hall of Fame-bound Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett this postseason. And any sane person would rather do battle with the fading, fretting, fragile Indiana Pacers than LeBron James and a band of two-time champions.

On Saturday they'll begin playing NBA playoff games on hardwood, but today we'll settle for fleshing them out on paper, which means the Chicago Bulls did pretty darned good Wednesday night, ...

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