Derrick Rose scored a team-high 25 points as the Bulls went into Cleveland and knocked off the Cavaliers, 99-92, in Game 1. The Bulls shot 50 percent as a team in the victory.
Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol led the way for the Bulls in a Game 1 victory. But there were also a few important keys that led to the all-important road victory. Vincent Goodwill breaks them down.
In advance of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, we take a look at who has the edge in the major categories between the Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers.

Team talk

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    Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops.com discussed the latest on the Pau Gasol trade rumors including what the Bulls would have to give up to acquire the Lakers center.
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    Derrick Rose returned to the Bulls' lineup after sitting out the previous five with back issues. Instead of answering questions on his injury, the superstar let the numbers speak for themselves.
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    Derrick Rose returned to the lineup after a five-game hiatus as the Bulls took it to the Hawks 90-79 at the United Center Monday. Rose had 23 points and six assists in the victory.
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    Derrick Rose missed his fifth straight game Saturday, but will suit up for Monday's game against the Atlanta Hawks.
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    CSNChicago Bulls Insider Aggrey Sam opens up his mailbag responding to readers questions. Find out how close Rip Hamilton is to returning to the lineup, if Mike James will get a prominent spot in the Bulls lineup and more!
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    Derrick Rose missed his fifth straight game as the Bulls struggled to grab a lead, eventually falling to the New Jersey Nets 97-85 Saturday afternoon, now trailing Miami for the best record in the NBA.
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    Derrick Rose will not play Saturday against New Jersey, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau announced.


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    Team Schedule

    5/6Cle4:00 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
    5/8vs. Cle5:00 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
    5/10vs. Cle12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET19:30 GMT3:30 12:30 MST2:30 EST23:30 UAE21:3015:30 ET2:30 CT18:30
    5/14vs. CleTBA
    Full Schedule
    5/4CleW 99-92
    4/30MilW 120-66
    4/27vs. MilL 88-94
    4/25MilL 90-92
    4/23MilW 113-106
    4/20vs. MilW 91-82
    4/18vs. MilW 103-91
    4/15vs. AtlW 91-85
    4/13BknW 113-86
    4/11vs. PhiW 114-107
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    Injury Report

    4/21/2015Nikola MiroticStrained quadriceps
    4/13/2015Kirk HinrichSore left foot
    4/13/2015Joakim NoahLeft knee tendinitis
    4/9/2015Jimmy ButlerStrained calf
    4/2/2015Kirk HinrichBruised left knee
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    Final Boxscore
    Bulls lead series 1-0
    PointsD. Rose 25K. Irving 30
    ReboundsP. Gasol 10L. James 15
    AssistsJ. Butler 6L. James 9
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    Team Stats

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    Per Game
    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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