The Blackhawks received a little bit of a gift in their defense of the Stanley Cup.
Only eight teams have ever come back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA playoffs.
The Bulls face an uphill battle in their first-round series with the Washington Wizards.
And History is not on their side.
Unsurprisingly, both Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau and Washington counterpart Randy Wittman downplayed the suspension of Wizards’ big man Nene for Sunday afternoon’s Game 4 at the Verizon C