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Derrick Rose's torn ACL turns Bulls' title dreams into fantasy

Updated: April 30, 2012, 5:12 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- A slim specter of hope turned sharply to the worst thought imaginable for Bulls fans late Saturday afternoon -- how do they survive without Derrick Rose?

An MRI revealed a torn ACL in the left knee of the reigning MVP, sustained with 1:22 left in the Bulls' 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

The injury occurred on an awkward twist during a routine drive that hasn't been routine in a while, and in the worst-case ...

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