PER Diem: April 28, 2009

The Bulls and Celtics continue to deal with injuries heading into Game 5

Updated: April 29, 2009, 2:41 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

Injuries have been a dominant theme throughout this year's playoffs, but perhaps no series has been more affected by them than the tussle between Boston and Chicago. The loss of Kevin Garnett has allowed the Bulls to stay even with the defending champs through four games, while the absence of Leon Powe following Game 2 has further limited Boston's options in the frontcourt.

Meanwhile, Chicago has been operating without starting forward Luol Deng and now faces the prospect of playing ...

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