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Best -- No. 2: Regular-Season Champs

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Derrick Rose and the Bulls once again earned the No. 1 seed in the playoffs by virtue of landing the best record in the regular season. It wasn't easy due to injuries to Rose and others, but that's why Tom Thibodeau nearly repeated as coach of the year.