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Bulls' effort uninspiring

Derrick Rose's presence not enough to motivate Chicago

Updated: May 2, 2012, 7:49 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The story was going as scripted.

Halfway through the first game of the mourning-after period, the Chicago Bulls were rallying behind their limping leader and providing inspiration to a city of devastated fans holding a wake for Derrick Rose's torn ACL.

Joakim Noah was stepping up offensively, John Lucas III was scoring at will and Rose even made a Willis Reed appearance before the game. Sans the actual playing, of course. Rose delivered the game ball and sat in his ...

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