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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Bulls are healthy for Game 2

By Nick Friedell

CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose and Carlos Boozer participated fully in shootaround and are in the starting lineup for the Chicago Bulls in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.

Rose, who received the NBA's MVP award Tuesday, turned his left ankle just as the Hawks captured a 103-95 victory in Game 1 on Monday. X-rays were negative, and Rose said the ankle felt fine.

"Actually the medicine they gave me [Monday] on it was great," Rose said Tuesday. "I woke up this morning feeling great. Practice, worked out afterwards so I'm great."

Boozer has been dealing with turf toe, suffered during Game 5 of the Bulls' first-round series against the Indiana Pacers. He played in Game 1 against the Hawks, scoring 14 points with eight rebounds.

"Great. Everyone's fine today. Full practice," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Wednesday.

Nick Friedell covers the Bulls for and ESPN 1000.