PHILADELPHIA I just play basketball. Ive been playing against people my whole life, the 19-year-old said. Im just playing basketball. Its not a big deal to me.
As hotly contested as the Bulls-Pacers rivalry has been over the past few seasons, its no surprise that Tuesday nights game at the United Center came down to the wire.
The Bulls know that for the first time in two seasons they may not be the favorites in the Central division.
Tom Thibodeau is not fan of outside predictions, and those of general managers can now be added to that list.