1. Underdogs Or Not, Bulls Can Withstand Heat
ATLANTA -- The logic of it all was a bit lost on Derrick Rose, but not to the extent that he refused to embrace the position the Chicago Bulls find themselves in right now.
After dismantling the Atlanta Hawks with a suffocating defense in a 93-73, series-clinching victory in Game 6 on Thursday night at Philips Arena, the Bulls moved deeper into uncharted territory. Chicago is back in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since the tail end of the Michael Jordan era.
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