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Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Cruise, Set Up Wednesday Drama

By Jaryd Wilson

The Chicago Bulls easily beat the Orlando Magic last night, which sets the stage for a Wednesday night full of channel-flipping and refreshing NBA.com. The Bulls got Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Richard Hamilton back in last night’s 18-point road win at Orlando.  Chicago’s win assures that Atlanta can’t clinch the five seed even... »

Rooting Interests: All Eyes on Hawks, Bulls In East

By Jaryd Wilson

With six of the eight playoff seeds set in the East, the only thing left to be decided is which team among the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks will finish fifth. The other team will of course finish sixth. Here’s how the East will look come playoff time: 1)  Heat 2)  Knicks 3)  Pacers... »

Scoreboard Watching: 5 Seed is Atlanta’s If They Want It

By Jaryd Wilson

With the Chicago Bulls‘ loss to the Miami Heat Sunday afternoon, the Hawks now have sole possession of the five seed with two games to play. Atlanta can finish no worse than sixth, so it’s a matter of who the Hawks want to play.  If they feel more comfortable playing the Indiana Pacers first... »

Rooting Interests: Hawks Control Destiny for 5th if Heat Win

By Jaryd Wilson

The Chicago Bulls have owned the Miami Heat in the regular season since LeBron James arrived in South Beach (7-3 against them).  One more win would go a long way in securing the fifth spot in the East for Chicago. The Hawks, meanwhile, are watching today’s action from home.  Having played one more game... »

Rooting Interests: Can Raptors Do It Again?

By Jaryd Wilson

The Raptors beat the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on Tuesday.  Can they pull off the upset twice in one week? Doing so would help the Hawks’ cause for the five seed.  Chicago currently sits a half game ahead of Atlanta but also owns the tiebreaker, so you could look at that lead... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Stay Ahead of Hawks With Win

By Jaryd Wilson

The Chicago Bulls broke another streak last night and got a big win in the standings at the same time. The New York Knicks came into last night’s game on a 13-game winning streak, but Nate Robinson’s 35 points off the bench sparked Chicago to a 118-111 overtime win despite the Bulls blowing a... »

Rooting Interests: Hawks Could Move Into Fifth With Knicks Win

By Jaryd Wilson

New York’s 14th straight win could also be a big one for the Hawks. The Knicks face the Chicago Bulls tonight in the only Eastern Conference game on the schedule.  The Knicks are looking for their 14th straight victory but will be without a fair amount of their regulars, who are nursing minor injuries... »

Scoreboard Watching: Nets’ Stars Help Give Hawks Cushion

By Jaryd Wilson

The Hawks are in prime position to finish no worse than sixth in the East after the Brooklyn Nets took care of the Boston Celtics 101-93 at TD Garden last night. The Brooklyn win means the Hawks cannot host a first round playoff series.  However, it appears unlikely that Atlanta will have to deal... »

Rooting Interests: Nets-Celtics Could Have Big Impact on Hawks

By Jaryd Wilson

The Boston Celtics host the Brooklyn Nets tonight.  The Hawks will have a watchful eye on it. Brooklyn is almost assured of the four seed, barring a monumental collapse in the season’s final week.  Tonight’s win would cement that for them.  Boston, however, is playing for much more.  The Celtics would like to move... »

Scoreboard Watching: Bulls Loss Keeps Hawks Alive For 5

By Jaryd Wilson

The Chicago Bulls dropped a home game to Toronto last night, giving the Hawks a little bit of life. Toronto controlled the game the whole way and fought off a late Bulls rally to leave Chicago with a 101-98 victory.  DeMar DeRozan led the way for Toronto with 20.  The loss drops Chicago to... »