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In Derrick Rose's first playoff game since 2012, the former MVP returned to old form, scoring 23 points with seven assists in 27 minutes. The Bulls defeated the Bucks, 103-91, on Saturday in Game 1.
The Bucks aren't feeling any sense of accomplishment having unexpectedly made the postseason. But they'll need to execute better defensively if they want to have a chance at knocking off the Bulls.
Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler led the way as the Bulls take Game 1 against the Milwaukee Bucks, 103-91, on Saturday at the United Center.

Team talk

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    WASHINGTON (AP) Emeka Okafor had 15 points and 16 rebounds, helping the surging Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 86-73 on Saturday night. John Wall and Nene each scored 16 points for Washington, which has won consecutive games for the second time this season. The...
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    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Jerian Grant scored 18 points and Tom Knight had 17 as No. 24 Notre Dame beat South Florida 73-65 on Saturday. Eric Atkins added 13 points and Pat Connaughton contributed 12 for Notre Dame (16-4, 4-3 Big East), which had lost three of four, including a 63...
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    Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer and Jimmy Butler were key to the Bulls' big win over Golden State -- one of the top teams in the country -- as each member of the frontcourt trio tallied a double-double in the victory.
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    Highlights from Bulls' 103-87 victory over the Warriors at the United Center Friday night.
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    Kirk Hinrich had 25 points as he continues his recent hot streak, leading the Bulls to a big win over visiting Golden State. Three Bulls -- Jimmy Butler, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah -- had double-doubles.
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    ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in double overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss. Jeff Teague had 23 points for Atlanta before fouling out...
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    ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in double overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss. Jeff Teague had 23 points for Atlanta before fouling out...

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Today's Poll

How far will the Bulls go this season?
NBA Champions
62%
Eastern Conference Champions
17%
Eastern Conference Finalists
14%
Other
8%

    Team Schedule

    Schedule
    DateOppTime
    4/18vs. Mil4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CT22:00
    4/20vs. Mil5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00
    4/23Mil5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00
    4/25Mil2:30 PT3:30 MT4:30 CT5:30 ET21:30 GMT5:30 2:30 MST4:30 EST1:30 UAE (+1)23:3017:30 ET4:30 CT20:30
    4/27vs. MilTBA
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    Results
    DateOppFinal
    4/15vs. AtlW 91-85
    4/13BknW 113-86
    4/11vs. PhiW 114-107
    4/9MiaW 89-78
    4/8OrlL 103-105
    4/5CleL 94-99
    4/3vs. DetW 88-82
    4/1MilL 91-95
    3/28vs. NYW 111-80
    3/25TorW 116-103
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    Injury Report

    Injuries
    DatePlayerStatus
    4/13/2015Kirk HinrichSore left foot
    4/13/2015Joakim NoahLeft knee tendinitis
    4/9/2015Jimmy ButlerStrained calf
    4/2/2015Kirk HinrichBruised left knee
    3/25/2015Doug McDermottSore back
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    Scoreboard

    Sat, Apr 18
    Final1234Tot
    Milwaukee2922241691
    Chicago30302617103
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    Final Boxscore
    Bulls lead series 1-0
     LeadersMilwaukeeChicago
    PointsK. Middleton 18J. Butler 25
    ReboundsZ. Pachulia 10P. Gasol 13
    AssistsJ. Bayless 5D. Rose 7
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    Team Stats

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    Per Game
    PlayerGMinFG%FT%3P%PPG
    Jimmy Butler6538.7.462.834.37820.0
    Pau Gasol7834.4.494.803.46218.5
    Derrick Rose5130.0.405.813.28017.7
    Aaron Brooks8223.0.421.833.38711.6
    Taj Gibson6227.3.502.717-10.3
    Nikola Mirotic8220.2.405.803.31610.2
    Mike Dunleavy6329.2.435.805.4079.4
    Joakim Noah6730.6.445.603.0007.2
    Tony Snell7219.6.429.800.3716.0
    Kirk Hinrich6624.4.373.700.3455.7
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