Down, not out

Another injury can't prevent Bulls from surviving Game 5 scare

Updated: May 9, 2012, 9:56 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- For a while there, the score and the game resembled something from another time, like perhaps the 1950s and a scene out of "Hoosiers." All that was lacking was a collision with a trophy case and someone running the picket fence.

When it was over, the Chicago Bulls, 77-69 Game 5 winners over the Philadelphia 76ers, had lived to hobble another day; their coach's "Next man up" credo more of another-man-down nightmare with fans left to worry about the literal survival of their ...

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